Theresa is a successful teacher of deaf children during the day but after a short unhappy affair starts to spend her nights cruising bars. Her craving first for sex but later also for drugs leads into increasingly demeaning and dangerous situations at odds with her daytime commitment to her children.
Director: Richard Brooks.
Stars: Diane Keaton, Tom Berenger, Tuesday Weld, William Atherton, Richard Kiley, Alain Feinstein, Richard Gere, Brian Dennehy, LeVar Burton, Priscilla Pointer, Laurie Prange, Joel Fabiani, Julius Harris, Richard Bright, Carole Mallory.
1978 Academy Awards – Nominated for an Oscar for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Tuesday Weld).
1978 Academy Awards – Nominated for an Oscar for Best Cinematography (William A. Fraker).
Note: New copy added restored to its original 24fps allowing for the correct runtime of 2h16m instead of the 2h10m of the previous copy (25fps).