The War at Home (1996)

 

 

 

Director:    Emilio Estevez.

Starring:    Emilio Estevez (Jeremy Collier), Kathy Bates (Maurine Collier), Martin Sheen (Bob Collier), Kimberly Williams-Paisley (Karen Collier), Corin Nemec (Donald), Ann Hearn (Prof. Tracey), Carla Gugino (Melissa), Marcus H. Nelson (Pvt. Poe), Michael Wiseman (Lieutenant), Jena Kraus (Coffee House Singer), Chad Morgan (Bus Station Clerk), Penelope Allen (Marjoree), Geoffrey Blake (David), Renée Estevez (Brenda), Tuan Tran (Viet Cong).

Flashbacks trouble a Vietnam veteran living with his family in 1972 Texas.  The dysfunctional family starts to fall apart under the strain of their son's post-traumatic stress disorder, partly caused by a terrible secret about his term in Vietnam.

 

 

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