About the film
vietnam veteran post traumatic stress disorder based on novel or book kentucky
Release Date: September 15, 1989
|Production Companies||:||Warner Bros. Pictures|
|Producers||:||Howard Feuer, Charles Mulvehill, Norman Jewison, Michael Jewison, Richard N. Roth|
|Writers||:||Frank Pierson, Cynthia Cidre, Bobbie Ann Mason|
Samantha Hughes, a teenaged Kentucky girl, never knew her father, who died in Vietnam before her birth. Samantha lives with her uncle Emmett, who also served in Vietnam. Emmett hangs around with Tom, Earl, and Pete, three other Vietnam vets who, like Emmett, all have problems of one kind or another that relate to their war experiences. Samantha becomes obsessed with finding out about her father.