This hippie-like fantasy has Weld returning to her childhood and to a place where she feels safe. An almost complete absence of character development leaves plenty of questions about Weld's life. The film is set in only a few locations and doesn't provide much explanation for anything.
Writer-actor-editor Jaglom made his directorial debut with A SAFE PLACE, which was a critical and box-office disaster. Originally written as a play and performed at New York's Actors Studio (with Karen Black, Proctor, and Jaglom himself), the film's cast was comprised entirely of Jaglom's friends,
with the exception of Orson Welles. Most of the picture was filmed in Jaglom's parents'...