- 1 hr 57 min
Laura, played by Elizabeth Taylor, is a reclusive artist living in a beachside cabin with her son. Laura is socially unconventional, questioning authority and the law. She decides not to send her son to public school, and home schools him instead. Laura's challenge to authority influences her son, who gets into legal trouble and is sentenced to attend a Christian school in another town. Laura is reluctant, but the school's director, Edward, tries to convince her that the school is good for her son. Laura has mixed feelings when she and Edward begin to fall in love with each other.