Molly, Val and Gina are graduating college, but on their final night, frustrations are aired. Molly is still looking for real love and Val is beginning to doubt if that is what she's found.... See full summary »
Life in the small town of Grandview, Illinois is one that is just like any other city or town. Tim Pearson, soon to be graduating high school wants to go to Florida to study oceanography. ... See full summary »
Jamie Lee Curtis,
C. Thomas Howell,
A mother of two sons finds life considerably difficult on her own after the death of her beloved husband. Due to debt she must move them to Baltimore, and deal with the hardships and all ... See full summary »
warning, spoilers exist:I saw this little gem in 1981 or so,on the late nite MOVIE GREATS network,I believe on channel 5 Chicago.I can remember that my high school years were,at times, filled with brief periods of extreme alienation,along with a sense of i-wanna-be-anywhere-but-here.The main character is sick of high school and wants to spend his second semester of senior year in Europe.He has a profound sense of alienation,similar to the rebellious teens led by the Christian Slater character in PUMP UP THE VOLUME.I also vividly recall the brutal gym-class paddling scene.A 17 year old boy is not only humiliated by a public spanking,but howls because of the pain,which is real and intense.Having witnessed such spectacles at a Catholic high school,MID-'70S,I can attest to the grim reality of the scene,which is "played for real" and not sugar-coated or done in a nostalgic way at all.
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