Director: Susan Rogers
Screenwriters: Jill Ciment, Susan Rogers

Institute History

  • 1988 Sundance Film Festival


Cath (Kathleen York) and her seven-year-old daughter, Moe (American Martin), live one step up from homelessnes in a seedy trailer park on the outskirts of Los Angeles. Cath’s solution to their poverty is to change her hair color and to suggest Moe “think about it . . .” Moe, more pragmatic than her mother, goes out to earn a living and befriends her taciturn neighbor, Johnny (Ben Hoag), who is four years older than herself. For a brief moment she finds escape and a tiny revelation in space.

— Tony Safford

Screening Details

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