Synopsis by Eleanor Mannikka
Alice (Alice Werblowsky) grew up in Europe, her father is Italian, and she came to San Francisco to go to school in order to escape her American mother's (Shelley Winters) clutches. Alice does not want her mother to come to her graduation, but to no avail. At first, she is happy to see her - until the possessive side of her mother sets in and old arguments come up again. Her father is too busy with work to even consider going to her graduation, for Alice, it seems her parents are either too close or too far away. In order to escape yet again, she is heading out to Alaska to start a new life - no matter what. The boyfriend she loves, her faithful dog, a perfect apartment, and a dream job as a photographer cannot keep her from her resolve to find freedom and independence. Is there any chance at all that her mother will understand? As Alice gets ready for her trip, that question may seem less important as the time approaches for her to leave.
boyfriend, dog, escape, family, graduation, independence, photography, possessiveness