Fact-based World War II story set on Christmas Eve, 1944, finds a German Mother and her son seeking refuge in a cabin on the war front. When she is invaded by three American soldiers and ... See full summary »
Jack Chester, a stressed air-traffic controller, takes his family on a beach vacation to Florida but is soon beset by problems, especially when an arrogant sailing champion shows up, who Jack challenges to a race.
This is a very rare movie I saw way back when (it came out on hbo or showtime) at a very late hour. The first thing you will notice (the only thing) is Karen Medak. She makes this movie watchable simply because of her presence. The movie is terribly written and directed but her acting and beauty as a seductive criminal at work makes the ride worth taking more than once. The "theme" song is also somewhat good. It's a very low budget movie, but still worth watching. Call it a guilty pleasure. We all have them. This was Karen Medak's only starring role and that is a shame. I highly recommend this movie to simply watch her in action. It is only available in VHS right now (laserdisc too! BUT who has one anymore? not me!)and you might find it hard to pick up a copy... well, anywhere. So good luck.
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