Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2003.
1 videodisc (115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, Dolby surround stereo.
Includes English and French language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish.
Robert De Niro, Ellen Barkin, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Blechman, Eliza Dushku, Chris Cooper, Carla Gugino, Kathy Kinney, Tobey Maguire.
Producer, Art Linson ; screenplay writer, Robert Getchell ; director, Michael Caton-Jones ; director of photography, David Watkin ; editor, Jim Clark ; original music, Carter Burwell ; costume designer, Richard Hornung ; production designer, Stephen J. Lineweaver.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1993.
Based on the book by Tobias Wolff.
MPAA rating: R; strong language and sexuality.
Caroline just wants to settle down in one place, find a decent guy, and provide a better home for her handful of a son, Toby. When she moves to Seattle and meets Dwight, she thinks she's got it made. Toby, however, feels differently after spending time with Dwight while away from Caroline. Dwight seems to want to mold Toby into a better person, but to do so he emotionally, verbally, and physically abuses the kid. The marriage proceeds, and soon Caroline, too, recognizes Dwight's need to dominate everyone around him. son, and several years of dysfunction ensue.
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