Directed by Jon Avnet. With Elijah Wood, Kevin Costner, Mare Winningham, Lexi Randall. Vietnam War vet Stephen Simmons must deal with a war of a different sort between his son and their friends, and a rival group of children. He also must deal with his own personal and employment problems that have resulted from his Vietnam experiences.
Mare Winningham attended Chatsworth High School in Los Angeles. There an agent spotted her in a school production and helped launch her career. She won an Emmy Award in 1980 for the TV movie Amber Waves. Winningham went on to appear in such films as St. Elmo's Fire (1985) and Georgia (1995). More recently, Winningham has appeared on television in Mildred Pierce and Hatfields & McCoys.