Amelia Bennett is a thirteen-year-old girl. She has a little sister and well-off parents who love her dearly, her father Steven in particular who is used to calling her "Princess". Now, "princess" is one of the traditional endearing names men give to their little girls. But it is also a fond name they can call adult women they have sex with. Of course, who is the father who has not more or less desired his daughter ? But few are those who actually give in to their sexual impulses. Steven, as for him, has actually done it. He has broken the ultimate taboo. As a result, Amelia is totally upset. So is her family... Written by
Did You Know?
Michael Landon was the first choice to play Steven Bennett. He declined, feeling that he was so strongly identified with the role of the morally upright father Charles Ingalls on "Little House on the Prarie" that no one accept him portraying a sexually abusive father. See more
Near the start of the film, Steven is talking to Amelia about her date for the dance. At one point, he says, "I can't believe I didn't know anything about you going to a dance with another boy." He immediately repeats the words "with a boy" again. See more
You're not lying are you? Why, Amelia? Why did you let it happen?