A Cry for Help: The Tracey Thurman Story
Release Date: January 1st, 1989
Not Yet Rated|1 hr. 36 min.
In this drama based on a true story, Tracey Thurman (Nancy McKeon) attempts to escape her abusive marriage to Buck (Dale Midkiff). Even after Tracey gains a restraining order, he continues to torment her. Eventually, he viciously attacks Tracey, stabbing her multiple times. Remarkably, she survives the assault, but decides to sue the police department because she was not adequately protected. Tracey's legal battle leads to the adoption of a law to help prevent similar situations.
Director: Robert Markowitz