Plot & Details
Mariette Hartley portrays Candy Lightner, the founder of Mothers Against Drunk Drivers, in this made-for-television movie produced and written by Michael Braverman. After her daughter is killed by a drunk driver in a hit-and-run accident, Lightner forms M.A.D.D. to enact legislation curbing the spread of alcohol-related driving.
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 97min.
- Director(s): William A. Graham
- Starring: Mariette Hartley , Paula Prentiss , David Huddleston , Bert Remsen
- Themes: Obsessive Quests,Death of a Child
- Tone: Angry,Earnest,Poignant
- Keywords: alcoholism, death, homemaker, lobbyist, organization, rage, teenagers, drunk-driving, family, one-against-odds