'Night Mother | 1986

Drama, Adaptation
When outwardly normal Jessie Cates casually tells her mother Thelma that she is going to commit suicide, a war of nerves starts between mother and daughter. Jessie is resolute as Thelma tries everything she can think of ...more
Director: Tom Moore
Awards: 1 Golden Globe nomination. | full awards »

Cast

... Jessie Cates

Actor

... Thelma Cates

Actor

... Dawson Cates

Actor

... Loretta Cates

Actor

... Melodie Cates

Actor

... Kenny Cates

Actor

... Agnes Fletcher

Actor

Writers

Screenplay

Play as Source Material

Company

Aaron Spelling Productions

Production Company

Blackbird Productions

Production Company

Matte Effects

Production Company

Westheimer Company

Production Company

Synopsis

Although she seems normally happy, Jessie Cates casually informs her mother Thelma that she is going to commit suicide during the night. This initiates a war of nerves between the resolute Jessie and the heart-broken Thelma who uses every gambit she can imagine to save her daughter.

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