M.A.D.D.: Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (1983)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Docudrama  |   Run Time - 97 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Mariette Hartley portrays Candy Lightner, the founder of Mothers Against Drunk Drivers, in this made-for-television movie produced and written by Michael Braverman. After her daughter is killed by a drunk driver in a hit-and-run accident, Lightner forms M.A.D.D. to enact legislation curbing the spread of alcohol-related driving.

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alcoholism, death, drunk-driving, family, homemaker, lobbyist, one-against-odds, organization, rage, teenagers