Men Don’t Leave
Character: Beth Macauley
Directed by: Paul Brickman
Written by: Barbara Benedek, Paul Brickman
Produced by: Jon Avnet
Cast Members: Arliss Howard, Joan Cusack, Kathy Bates, Chris O'Donnell
Released date: February 23, 1990
After her husband's death, Beth Macauley moves into an inexpensive Baltimore apartment with her two sons, Chris and Matt. When Beth accepts a job at a local grocery store, Chris grows bitter and falls for an older woman, while 9-year-old Matt hides his grief behind a new interest in burglary. As the Macauleys adjust to their new life, they learn that sticking together is the only way to overcome their loss.
• You know what, Chris, you can be a real little shit sometimes.