The siblings Patty and Joe Rasnick live in an industrial suburb in Cleveland, Ohio. While Patty is focused on their rock band, The Barbusters, Joe also cares for the family and the upbringing of Patty's young son, Benji. Their pious mother reproaches them for their way of life, especially when they quit their jobs and go on tour, taking Benji with them. However, when their mother is dying of terminal cancer, they return home and resolve their problems with her. Written by
Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>
When your family is closing you in, music may be the only way out.
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Did You Know?
The original title of the script was "Born in the USA". Paul Schrader
asked Bruce Springsteen
to write a title song for the movie. After Springsteen wrote it, he liked the song so much, he used for his multi-platinum album of the same name instead. As a replacement, Springsteen later wrote the song "Light of Day". That is why Springsteen thanks Schrader in the liner notes of the album. See more
[during a fight with her brother Joe
You know, you got a real tune, little brother. You really oughta start your own band. Call it The Attitudes.
Written by Jon Bon Jovi
and David Bryan
Published by Famous Music Corporation - ASCAP
Bon Jovi Publishing - ASCAP
Performed by Bon Jovi
Courtesy of PolyGram Records, Inc. See more