Fine Line Features | Release Date: July 26, 1991
Summary: Maria is a self-centered teenage suburban brat, until she gets pregnant by her un-loving quarterback boyfriend and gives her father a fatal heart attack. Matthew is a rowdy and disillusioned computer engineer with a vicious temper. Disowned by her devastated mom, dumped by her boyfriend, and shunned by her friends, Maria wanders the streets and bumps into Matthew. These two exiles fall in together and set out trying to become a normal, domestic, suburban couple. But these troubled lives evolve in unexpected ways and Maria grows into a responsible person that few conventional notions of "ordinary" can contain. (Possible Films)
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Runtime: 107 min
Rating: R
Production: Channel Four Films
Genres: Drama, Comedy
Countries: USA, UK
Language: English
Director Credit
Hal Hartley Director
Writer Credit
Hal Hartley Writer
Principal Cast Credit
Adrienne Shelly Maria Coughlin
Martin Donovan Matthew Slaughter
Cast Credit
Bill Sage John Bill
Edie Falco Peg Coughlin
Gary Sauer Anthony
Hannah Sullivan Ruark Boss
Jeff Howard Robert
John MacKay Jim Slaughter
Karen Sillas Nurse Paine
Kathryn Mederos Factory Woman
Marko Hunt John Coughlin
Matt Malloy Ed
Merritt Nelson Jean Coughlin
Suzanne Costollos Rachel
Tom Thon Deli Man
Producer Credit
Bruce Weiss Producer
Hal Hartley Producer
Jerome Brownstein Executive Producer
Ted Hope Line Producer