Seventeen year old high school senior Billy Lynch was raised by his maternal aunt, Cheryl Roberts, with who he has lived since the age of three, when his parents died in a tragic accident. As never married Aunt Cheryl has not dated over that time, it has been only her and Billy in the big, old house next to the woods. Billy hopes to get a basketball scholarship to the University of Denver, where his girlfriend of one year, Julie Linden, will be attending. Aunt Cheryl, in her possessiveness of Billy, doesn't let Julie into the house and doesn't want Billy to go away to college. What those around her don't know is that Cheryl is deranged and will do whatever it takes to keep Billy all to herself. What Billy also does not know is that there is an unknown third in his and Aunt Cheryl's relationship, that third who is either the cause of or has exacerbated her derangement. Aunt Cheryl's actions lead to Billy being implicated in a murder, Billy's plea of innocence which is not helped by the...
A Haunting Rhyme for Bedtime.
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Did You Know?
Despite playing a high school age couple, Julia Duffy
was about ten years older than Jimmy McNichol
. Duffy was approximately 30 years old at the time of filming. See more
During the accident at the beginning of the film, it becomes apparent that there is no one in the drivers seat or in the passenger seat in certain shots especially when the car is falling off the cliff. See more
[after Cheryl has just talked to Julie's mother on the phone
I thought you told Billy Julie had been here.
Do you always listen to other people's phone conversations?
Little Boy Billy
Words and Music by Joyce Bulifant See more