Old country traditions and values cause Ron Howard to honor the pleas of his brother (played by Mickey Rourke), a quadriplegic following a motorcycle accident, to end his life, and then to stand trial for first-degree murder after the mercy killing. Michael De Guzman's teleplay was inspired by Paige.
Director: Jud Taylor.
Stars: Ron Howard, Robert Foxworth, Mickey Rourke.
Color. Runtime: 104 minutes.