Sissy Spacek (Nita Longley), Eric
Roberts (Teddy), Sam Shepard (Bailey), William Anderson (Calvin), R.G. Armstrong (Rigby)
Shortly following the Great Depression in a remote
Texas town, a divorced switchboard operator and her two young children, all ostracised by the devoutly religious and conservative townsfolk, are protected by a mysterious
The performances of Sissy Spacek and Eric Roberts give
this rural melodrama a good deal of interest, but there's little else memorable about it.