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Shattered Dreams (1990)

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Charlotte marries John. Things seem ok; John has a good job and he's going up in the world, working for the government. But every so often he loses his temper and Charlotte gets the brunt ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Charlotte Fedders
John Fedders
Helen O'Donnell
Charles O'Donnell
Hal Witt
Stan Ivar ...
Bryan Renehan
Bryan Clark ...
Martin Ellis
Tom Dahlgren ...
Judge McAuliffe
Teenage Luke (as Jay Ferguson)
Older Dotti
Marilyn Rockafellow ...
Ellen O'Hare
Russ Anderson ...
Bud Anthony ...
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Charlotte marries John. Things seem ok; John has a good job and he's going up in the world, working for the government. But every so often he loses his temper and Charlotte gets the brunt of his anger. During the 18 year course of their marriage, there are at least 8 incidents of physical abuse and countless of mental. Charlotte's family and friends tell her to leave John but she keeps going back, most likely because he has convinced her that she would be nothing without him. It finally explodes in a big divorce battle balancing on the cases of abuse. Written by <>

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She Discovered a Stranger in the House... Her Husband.




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13 May 1990 (USA)  »

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Félelembe zárva  »

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One more Reaganite unveiled
18 September 1999 | by (Massachusetts) – See all my reviews

Interesting only as a story of just one more scumbag in power during the Reagan administration. Adequate acting, but superficial characters and story, and even my 12 year old kept asking why the mother and children were so compliant, insipid and, well, moronic in their response to this guy. Well...this was the 80's I guess. But we did watch the whole thing, so it gets a 5 from me.

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