Winner of the Audience Award at the 1994 Sundance Film Festival, SPANKING THE MONKEY is a unique, penetrating, and, ultimately, courageously honest film. Unlike so many other recent youth-oriented independent efforts, it takes on difficult, even impossible, issues with genuinely
After his first year at MIT, Ray (Jeremy Davies) heads home for a few days before starting a prestigious summer internship in Washington. He's crushed to learn from his father, Tom (Benjamin Hendrickson), a traveling instructional video salesman on his way out of town, that he is expected to
stay home through the summer and take care of his mother, who is sufferi...