A group of teen-age runaways try to survive in the streets of Los Angeles. Drugs, prostitution, violence and bureaucratic indifference all pose threats to the kids, who nevertheless prefer ...
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A group of teen-age runaways try to survive in the streets of Los Angeles. Drugs, prostitution, violence and bureaucratic indifference all pose threats to the kids, who nevertheless prefer this harsh life to going back to their families. Heather, somewhat older, provides some leadership and mothering to the kids. Written by
YOU CAN SLEEP WHILE I DRIVE
Written and Performed by Melissa Etheridge
From the Island Records album "Brave and Crazy" 1989
Produced by Kevin McCormick, Niko Bolas, Melissa Etheridge
Published by MLE Music/Almo Music Corp.(ASCAP) See more »
A few years ago, an ex-girlfriend of mine suggested that I watch this movie. She claimed it as being one of her favorites. Seeing as how it had Durmot Muroney starring in it, I figured I would give it a chance. "King", was by far my favorite character in the movie. I was pulled into his character immediately, and the ride didn't stop until the end credits were over. This movie hit a very personal chord deep within me, and the lasting effects of watching this particular movie are still with me today. Although the entire cast did a fantastic job of acting out their parts, "King", was my favorite because at the time I watched this film, I was a lot like him; except the being homeless part. As far as Sean Astin and the part he played, I couldn't relate very much at all, but that didn't matter because his role was extremely powerful and believable! One more thing, if it wasn't for Melissa Etheridge and her incredible talent, I do not think this movie would have touched as many people as it did. Just a great movie, period.
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