For Nolte, it's “Poor Man, Rich Girl” in this 1991 drama directed by Barbara Streisand. Southern school teacher Tom Wingo (Nolte) must fly to New York since his twin sister Savannah has again tried to kill herself. There, he meets Susan Lowenstein (Streisand), Savannah's psychiatrist, to reluctantly reveal repressed childhood memories on his sister's behalf. Streisand skillfully edits flashbacks of family violence, his humiliation at being considered “white trash,” and three convicts' brutal rapes of his mother, his sister and himself (“I didn't even know that could happen to a boy”). As Tom spends his mornings teaching football to Susan's spoiled teenager (Streisand's real-life son, Jason Gould), the therapy intensifies and these opposites' attraction for each other turns to love.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Angry Jim Magin