#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – After years of beatings and terror, Francine Hughes set fire to her abuser’s bed while he slept. Her confession and subsequent murder trial held the nation enthralled. A dramatic story of a woman pushed over the edge.
Plot: An abused battered wife has had enough of husband beating up on her. Everywhere she turns for help, there’s not much anyone will do. After he rapes her one night, she sets the bed on fire with him in it asleep.
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Excellent performance by Fawcett…serious message
It is refreshing to watch an actress finally get the dramatic role she deserves, instead of just playing eye candy in banal films that are forgettable.
There is a true story here, and Paul LeMat portrays the abusive and manipulative husband. This film does not sugar-coat domestic violence, and the verbal, psychological and physical damage done to this woman is unconscionable.
The audience is also made aware of the in-laws, and their denial (well-portrayed by Grace Zabriskie, as Fawcett’s mother-in-law.) The children as victims of this unstable environment are affecting and tragic.
Overall an excellent film one may want to view with a friend caught up in such a horrible situation. NO woman should ever tolerate this treatment from ANY man. Domestic violence is still an issue in our “civilized” society, unfortunately, and needs to be recognized. 8/10.
Farrah should have got an Emmy!
Farrah Fawcett might be a troubled person personally but don’t take that into her acting ability. She is simply one of the most under-rated actresses in America today. She gets older, better, and more beautiful. This film proved that she can act beyond Charlie’s Angels. In fact, she plays the lead character, a woman who becomes a victim in an abusive marriage with three children. Her story is tragic but not uncommon. We never really heard of the battered wife syndrome until this film debuted on television. If it was released in the cinemas instead, I bet Farrah would have earned an Academy Award nomination and maybe the Oscar for her performance. It’s that good. She breathes life into that role. You feel sorry for a woman like her character. Even prison seems a welcome change from the horrors of an abusive marriage, there are excellent supporting performances by Richard Masur, Grace Zabriskie, and others who participated in this classic television film. Like I said, it could have won awards. Anyway, it aired on television and I think it proved Farrah’s talent exists in her. She might be beautiful but she’s talented and smart.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 35 min (95 min) (USA), 1 hr 41 min (101 min) (DVD)
Rated Not Rated
Genre Crime, Drama
Director Robert Greenwald
Writer Rose Leiman Goldemberg (teleplay), Faith McNulty (book)
Actors Farrah Fawcett, Paul Le Mat, Richard Masur, Grace Zabriskie
Awards Nominated for 8 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 9 nominations.
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix Mono
Aspect Ratio 1.33 : 1
Camera Panaflex Cameras and Lenses by Panavision
Laboratory Consolidated Film Industries (CFI), Hollywood (CA), USA
Film Length N/A
Negative Format 35 mm
Cinematographic Process Spherical
Printed Film Format 35 mm