- Original title
- Running time
- 120 min.
- United States
David S. Ward
David S. Ward (Novel: John Steinbeck)
M. Emmet Walsh,
MGM / Chai Productions
Drama. Comedy | Prostitution. Comedy-Drama
- Movie Groups
John Steinbeck Adaptations
- Synopsis / Plot
- Doc (Nick Nolte) is a self-employed marine biologist who lives by the ocean and interacts with the neighborhood denizens, trying to conceal a troubled past. Across from Doc's digs stands the local bordello, the Bear Flag Restaurant. Across the entrance ambles Suzy (Debra Winger), a drifter who tries to become one of the girls and fails miserably. However, she does set her sights on Doc and acts accordingly.
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