The premise of this unsavory made-for-TV sudser is so sexist and preposterous that the mind reels: A virginal young woman is raped and unwittingly marries her repentant attacker! Maybe Pedro Almodovar could get away with this psycho-sexual melodrama, but, as morosely executed here, the
movie's central dramatic peg is merely and clearly offensive.
Taking a short-cut home from work, high-schooler Billie Simms (Cynthia Gibb) is raped. Not only does the incident cause an unwanted pregnancy that damages her college expectations, but it also outrages her smugly religious father Cal Simms (Ralph Waite), who unsuccessfully pressures her to give up
the baby. Sir Galaha...