Set in dreary Canada during World War II, Kane stars as the mouse-quiet Jeannie Dougall, stuck at home while her brother's overseas. When her brother returns home on leave with an army buddy named Billy (Doug McGrath), Billy forces himself on Jeannie after a night of boozing. When Jeannie ends up pregnant and the shame of her simpleton father (Donald Pleasence), he exacts a wrath so freakish in its methodical logic that it redeems the previous 100 minutes of rather dull exposition.
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