Gemma is 13 years old lives with her grandpa in the country, she has for many years. One day her mother shows up, and wants to take Gemma to the city. Her mother is married now, and can provide for Gemma. Gemma goes with her mother. In the city she gets to know Rory, a mentally retarded boy.
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The younger sister of Cassavetes`s Love Streams. You must see it, without pride, without prejudice. The journey of a girl from the countryside to the city is an honest melodrama and a real american movie. There is something painful in this film, I do not know what it is.