15 year old Deena Marten wants the same freedom every teenager craves. But when she can't have her way, her rebellious temperament erupts in violence. Her parents, Cynthia and Todd, fear her new boyfriend, Garret, 17, is the cause. Distraught, Cynthia turns to alcohol, and Todd escapes in his work. They're unaware their Boy Scout son Adam, 13, sips from a vodka bottle hidden in his bedroom. And the problems in this dysfunctional family continue to worsen. Written by
Echo Bridge Home Entertainment
Imagine, the child you love the most... becoming the person you fear the most.
Did You Know?
Actor Ryan Mouritsen (featured) was still living in Sandy, Utah while working on this production. He used to visit Hollywood to stay for visits to work on productions while networking and helping on TV and film productions. Sometimes, he did extra work too. This film and the positive experiences helped him to decide to move to Hollywood in 1998 and pursue his career goals. See more
[Judge Roubal is addressing to Deena Marten in court before making the ruling
I could send you to jail for 6 months, Deena. But since this is your first offense, and since I have some very good reports from your therapist, I'm going to allow you to go home. But I'm also placing you on probation for 1 year, provided that you perform 300 hours of Community Service, that you attend anger management classes, and that you abide by whatever addition guidelines your probation officer deems appropriate...