Playing for Keeps (Everyday Dreams)

Institute History

  • 1984 Directors Lab


Set in a small New England mill town, this is a love story which explores the conflicts of a mature women seeking compassion, sexual satisfaction and financial security. Molly's dreams appear to be realized by Joe, but the love and values they share are shattered by his obsessive need to control and his retreat into alcohol. Violence and fear are set against compassion, humor and the struggle to survive.

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