Silent Lies (1996)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Drama, Family Drama  |   Run Time - 92 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this earnest, unflinching drama, sisters unite in the face of their father's constant abuse. The story unfolds in a small Texas town as Shelley's senior year in high school draws to a close. She divides her time between studying and caring for her younger sister Tanya, who has just blossomed into a beautiful young woman and is eager to explore her burgeoning sexuality. Though they have a stepmother, she is cruel and abusive, leaving Shelley to be Tanya's prime source of nurturing. Their father Carl is in Mexico hiding out from the cops. Trouble and tragedy ensue when he returns.

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abuse, dysfunctional, sister