Synopsis

The teenage son of wanted anti-war activists is forced to make a brutal choice in the searing drama "Running on Empty" (1988). High-schooler Danny Pope just wants to live a normal life, but his parents are living under assumed names and are always on the run. Eventually, he'll have to decide whether he can go it alone, knowing he'll never see his family again. Starring River Phoenix, Christine Lahti and Judd Hirsch.

Directors

Sidney Lumet