This half-baked After School Special
masquerading as an incisive and trenchant bit of commentary on white trash trailer park living marks the movie debut of writer-director Peter Hall. Teenager Tim's (Desmond Devenish) life is marked alternately
by terror and ennui: The violent outbursts of his brutal father Ben (Jeff Paul), a policemen, make the long stretches of nihilistic boredom seem like meditative interludes. After a particularly nasty scuffle with dad, Tim breaks into the summer home of some wealthy, absentee-landlord types and
shuffles through the personal belongings of their daughter Tracy (Shawn Batten), absconding with her copy of Virginia Woolf's...