Mothers, Daughters and Lovers (1989)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 74 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Evil land developers, those most ubiquitous of 1980s movie villains, are the chief antagonists in the made-for-TV Mothers, Daughters and Lovers. Helen Shaver plays a truckstop/motel owner in the rural Northwest. She manages her business with the help of her two budding teenaged daughters--one studious (Perrey Reeves), one a rebel (Marcianne Warman). All three ladies ward off unwanted lotharios, entreat the attentions of those whom they care about, and band together to stop a new real estate development from eliminating their place of business. Mothers, Daughters and Lovers was written by Willard Huyck and Gloria Katz, the team responsible for American Graffiti (73).

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daughter, employment, land-scheme, land-war, mother, poverty, running, single, single-parent, struggle, town, truck, truck-stop, woman