Recovering from the trauma of a separation from his wife (Kay Lenz), struggling writer Roger Cobb (The Greatest American Hero’s William Katt) moves into the spooky house owned by his aunt, who recently hanged herself. Roger attempts to turn his disturbing memories of Vietnam into a gripping memoir, but his creative efforts are thwarted by an eager neighbor named Harold (Cheers’ George Wendt), not to mention a slew of inconvenient monsters like the unforgettable SandyWitch and a decrepit old Army buddy, Big Ben (Night Court’s Richard Moll). —Mondo Digital
Steve Miner has had a very popular career in making films and remains one of Hollywood’s most prolific directors and has worked with a variety of stars that includes Jamie Lee Curtis, Leslie Nielsen, C. Thomas Howell, Tom Arnold, Rick Moranis, and Bill Pullman.
Before becoming a director, Miner worked as an editor for Wes Craven and Sean S. Cunningham on several occasions, helping bring the notorious rape/murder film The Last House on the Left (1972) to the screen. He worked for Cunningham again in 1980 on Friday the 13th (1980/I) as an associate producer. The following year he was hired to direct its sequels Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981) and Friday the 13th Part III (1982). Miner also directed the comedy, Soul Man (1986) and moved onto a serious drama Forever Young (1992) in 1992. Returning to comedy with Rick Moranis and Tom Arnold, he made Big Bully (1996) and returned back to horror with the very successful Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998) and the under water/comedy thriller… read more
The cast member is Kay Lenz, not Lay Lenz. Oh, and yeah... this film is quite horrible.
I really don't believe the main character was ever in Vietnam, not effective enough to be a comedy or a horror film.