A bleak, documentary-style drama, RAIN WITHOUT THUNDER, is a cold and compelling look into a frightening future. The idea of incarcerating women who have had abortions is timely, even if the delivery is sometimes preachy.
It is the year 2042. Alison Goldring (Ali Thomas) and her mother Beverly (Betty Buckley) have both been imprisoned in the Walker Point Secure Facility for the crime of kidnaping. Kidnaping is the new legal term used to identify an illegal abortion, and Ali is the first woman to be prosecuted
under the new New York state law. Her mother has also been incarcerated for helping her get to Sweden, where she had the procedure done. A reporter (Caro...