Twelve year old Jennifer is unhappy with her widowed mom's relationship with a family friend. Feeling lonely, she readily accepts the friendship of an adult man named Howie and joins the softball team he coaches. Soon, Howie is convincing Jennifer to pose for photographs which become more and more revealing. Howie turns out to be a pedophile who works in child pornography and he plans to make Jennifer a "star". Will Jennifer's mother be able to help her daughter before it's too late?
Did You Know?
Lew Hunter, a well known teacher at UCLA, wrote this script. It is referenced as an example in his popular book on writing screenplays, 'Lew Hunter's Screenwriting 434'. See more
When Howard leaves the boys' apartment before the ball game, "The Diamond Head Game" is playing on the living room TV (a series distributed by Columbia Pictures Television, who also packaged this film). The short-lived game show aired for the first half of 1975, yet the film is clearly set in the present time (late 1980, when filming took place). See more
You know, someone once called me a molester.
Molesters force kids, hurt them; I love them. And I don't think love between consenting humans is wrong.