IN 1957, A SON & MOTHER FLEE AN ABUSIVE BOYFRIEND & END UP IN SEATTLE, WHERE THE MOTHER MEETS A POLITE GARAGE MECHANIC. THE MOM MARRIES THE MECHANIC, BUT THEY SOON FIND OUT HE'S AN ABUSIVE ALCOHOLIC & THEY STRUGGLE TO MAINTAIN HOPE AS THE BOY GROWS UP WITH PLANS TO ESCAPE THE SMALL TOWN BY ANY MEANS POSSIBLE.
Eliza Dushku,Ellen Barkin,Leonardo DiCaprio,Robert De Niro,Jonah Blechman
In 1950's Seattle, a woman with a rebellious son discovers too late that her new husband has a cruel side. Fine cast in a powerful story!