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In the Custody of Strangers

Directed by Robert Greenwald
United States, 1982
Drama

Synopsis

A teenage delinquent who goes on a drunken joyride is left in jail overnight by his parents in the hope that he might learn a lesson from it. But events follow which result in the boy spending far longer behind bars than anyone had foreseen.

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In the Custody of Strangers Directed by Robert Greenwald

Awards & Festivals

Golden Globes (USA)

1983 | Nominee: Best Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television