SummaryFrancine Hughes marries her small-town high-school sweetheart Mickey only to discover his temper is short and his behavior violent. Urged to hang in there by her family and a broken social welfare system, she suffers continuous abuse, until desperation leads her to cross a threshold from which neither her nor her husband can ever return.
|Series||KL studio classics.|
Wife abuse -- Michigan -- Drama.
Abused wives -- Michigan -- Drama.
Marital violence -- Michigan -- Drama.
Uxoricide -- Michigan -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| [New York, New York] :2017
|Edition||Widescreen and full screen.|
|Other Titles|| Burning bed.
Goldemberg, Rose Leiman, screenwriter.
Schreder, Carol, television producer.
Fawcett, Farrah, 1947-2009, actor.
Le Mat, Paul, actor.
Masur, Richard, actor.
Zabriskie, Grace, actor.
Milford, Penelope, actor.
Gross, Charles, 1934- composer.
McNulty, Faith. Burning bed.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, production company.
Kino Lorber, Inc., publisher.
Farrah Fawcett, Paul le Mat, Richard Masur, Grace Zabriskie, James T. Callahan, Penelope Milford, Crista Denton, Gary Grubbs.
Director of photography, Isidore Mankofsky ; editor, Michael A. Stevenson, Richard W. Fetterman ; music, Charles Gross.
OFRB Parental guidance.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1984.
Based on the book by Faith McNulty.
DVD extras: Includes both widescreen and full screen versions; interview with director Robert Greenwald; trailer gallery.
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.