Disgruntled wife cheats on her well off husband, who's been suffering from PTSD ever since he came home from the Vietnam War. After an incident he ends up in a catatonic state. Soon, she begins to suspect that someone is after her.

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Mara McAndrew
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Reed
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Donnie McAndrew
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Clinton James
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Jake
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Maxine
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Dr. Creason
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Jill
Frances Flanagan ...
Claire
Antony Holland ...
Judge Hardin
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Big George
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Alice
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Dr. Cooper
Enid Saunders ...
Aunt Elizabeth
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Mara, the wife who wants more... Jake, the lover she wants more of... Donny, the husband the war almost destroyed... Reed, the stranger who answers everyone's darkest prayers. Mara and Donny are the ideal couple, young, rich and attractive. Only the horrible nightmares of Vietnam that haunt Donny flaw their perfect life. The fury of artillery, the screams of the wounded, and the ominous putt-putt of choppers rage within him and suddenly, there is blood everywhere...Betrayal, deceit and murder ignite the tension. Is that only a backfire, or is someone firing back? Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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Before the night is over, someone will be rich, someone will be dead, someone will be avenged.


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Worth a watch

A shell shocked Vietnam Vet (played by Jeff Fahey) is driven over the brink by his greedy wife (Karen Allen) and her boyfriend.

Although the idea of this film is pretty interesting, and the cast is pretty good, unfortunately the script is not good enough to really make the story work. This makes the movie kind of predictable. Karen Allen chews up the scenery, and steams up the screen in a few nude scenes, as the greedy young wife born on the wrong side of the tracks in a small town.

Overall this movie is worth a watch, especially if you are a Karen Allen fan, but not nearly as great as it could be.


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