Factual story of a twisted matriarch (Elizabeth Montgomery) and the hold she has on her disturbed son (Dale Midkiff). Gini: Heather Fairfield. Liz: Talia Balsam. Jay: Jerry Bossard. Karen: Mimi Kennedy. Sunshine Shelly: Joycelyn O'Brien. Irene: Dixie King-Wade. Matt: J.P. Bumstead. Brad: Keith Atkinson. Lt. Donner: Jimmie Ray Weeks. Directed by John Patterson.