About the film
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Gas Food Lodging
Release Date: July 10, 1992
|Slogan||:||«When Shade's good, she's very good. But when Trudi's bad, she's better.»|
|Producers||:||Richard Pagano, Sharon Bialy, Debi Manwiller, Albert T. Dickerson III, Carl Colpaert, William Ewart, Seth Willenson, Dan Hassid, Christoph Henkel, Gregor von Bismarck|
|Writers||:||Allison Anders, Richard Peck|
Nora, a single mother raising two teenage daughters, Shade and Trudi, waits tables at a truck-stop diner in a small New Mexico town. The beautiful and rebellious Trudi drops out of school and gets a job alongside Nora, while the younger Shade whittles away her time at Spanish movie matinees. Their lives are turned upside down when Trudi becomes pregnant and the girls' absent father returns.