Drama based on a true story. After a lifetime of fighting crime in the city, Detective Heather Brooks (Ally Sheedy) returns to her home town, where she must face another disturbing case. Rumours begin to circulate that a member of the high school football team has sexually assaulted a mentally handicapped girl. Along with the state prosecutor (Eric Stoltz), Brooks starts investigating, but her progress is hampered by local hostility and the reluctance of the lonely victim to testify.
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Both Ally Sheedy and Eric Stoltz's names are misspelled on the movie poster. See more
What are these people trying to protect?
Some fantasy. Nobody wants to see what's crawling under the rock of the American Dream.