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In a 1950s-era Missouri town the life of a couple is thrown into chaos when the husband's sister is released from the local asylum and comes to live with the family.

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In a 1950s-era Missouri town the life of a couple is thrown into chaos when the husband's sister is released from the local asylum and comes to live with the family.

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Sometimes a broken woman cannot be fixed.

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Rated R for some violent content and brief sexuality
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Winner of 4 2012 New York Internatinal Film Festival Awards including Best Drama Feature, Best Director/Writer/Producer Connie Stevens, Best Actress Tatum O'Neal and Best Supporting Actress Penelope Ann Miller. See more »

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In the end credits, the job title for Location Liaison Arlene Hostetler is misspelled "Location Liason," missing an "i" between the "a" and "s". See more »

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Written by Lester Woods
Performed by the Second Baptist Church Choir and Urban Empowerment Choir
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Connie Stevens Should Stick to Singing
28 December 2012 | by See all my reviews

This had the makings of a good movie, but was thoroughly spoilt by the bad directing and terrible acting. One or two could act reasonably well, the rest were awful and so was the music score.

I had the feeling that Connie Stevens, cast the parts to friends and family, and used her choice of music from the past. She also wrote the story line and directed....that says it all.

Tatum O'Neal was dreadful and her terrible acting destroyed the movie.

Such a shame because the storyline had the makings of a good movie

I think the first review (and only other one), was posted by one of the team from the movie.


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