Subject: I have found a DVD that I think you would enjoy
Actors: Rosemary Dunsmore, Rhea Perlman, Robert Wisden, Sean Young, Cody Serpa
Director: Norma Bailey
Genres: Drama, Television
The disturbing teenage phenomenon of self-mutilation gives substance to this standard "troubled daughter/monster mom" cable TV movie. Sullen, friendless schoolgirl Dawn Cotrell (Kimberlee Peterson) has been showing up at h... more »
Painful Secrets aka Secret Cutting
Heather N. Block | Michigan | 11/11/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)
"I saw this movie, "Painful Secrets", a long time ago on Lifetime Network. I have literally been waiting since I saw the movie years ago to buy it. I was dissapointed when I found out I couldn't buy it! I am so excited that this movie is out on DVD... finally! I preordered it and bought it asap :) I have struggled with cutting and feeling like I belong, so it is nice to watch a movie about it, knowing that other girls go through it as well.
This movie is about a teenage girl named Dawn, who struggles with fitting in and feeling loved from her parents. You start off watching the movie where she already cuts herself. She gets teased by the popular girls throughout this whole movie. She is seeing a guy that she thinks really likes her at first but then turns out he just wants sex. She meets a girl named Lorranie that has a drug addiction and Lorranie introduces Dawn to her counlsor. Dawn eventually ends up seeking help, but that doesn't stop her vicious cutting cycle.
You see her struggle throughout this whole movie with her mother, who is self centered. Her father doesn't show her any love at all, and her brother just thinks she is a "freak".
This is a great movie, and I would recommend it to anyone :)"