R | | Biography, Drama
The story about the relationship between a rebellious 1950s teenager and his abusive stepfather, based on the memoirs of writer and literature Professor Tobias Wolff.
Leonardo DiCaprio mentioned the film during his acceptance speech at the 2016 SAG Awards. He also thanked Michael Caton-Jones for casting him in his first film during his Oscar acceptance speech in 2016.
Tobias 'Toby' Wolff:
It was 1957. We were driving from Florida to Utah. After my mother was beaten up by her boyfriend, we got in the Nash and high-tailed it for the uranium fields. We were gonna get rich and change our luck, which hadn't been so hot since our family ...
When Dwight is shooting his shotgun during the turkey event, if you look closely you will see that there is no bullets coming out of his gun.
$74,425 (USA) (11 April 1993)
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