A shy, repressed girl (Virginia Madsen) from a Catholic boarding school and a street-tough youth (Craig Sheffer) from a neighboring reformatory meet by chance and are drawn to each other. But when their forbidden relationship is discovered, the lovers find themselves on the run from the Church, their parents, and the law. Intense drama also stars Jon Polito, Jean Smart, D.B. Sweeney. 103 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English.