Promised Land (1987)

Director
Michael Hoffman

Main cast
Jason Gedrick; Tracy Pollan; Kiefer Sutherland; Meg Ryan

Genres
Drama, Romance

Description
Three recent high school grads -- star athlete Hancock (Jason Gedrick), his cheerleader girlfriend, Mary (Tracy Pollan), and the awkward Senator (Kiefer Sutherland) -- aim to leave their small town behind and realize big dreams, but their idealistic plans collide with life's harsh realities. One of the first-ever entries at the Sundance Film Festival, this drama written and directed by Michael Hoffman illustrates the promise of youth gone awry.


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