Raggedy Man
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Sissy Spacek was directed by her husband Jack Fisk in 1981's Raggedy Man. Spacek plays a divorced mother of two who tries to go it alone in mid-1940s Texas. Shunned by the "respectable" townsfolk because of her marital breakup, Spacek must endure the unwanted attentions of every low-life man in the community. Enter Eric Roberts, a young sailor who becomes both friend and protector to Spacek and her sons. Once Roberts is called to active duty, however, Spacek is supposedly left at the mercy of the menacing "raggedy man"-a scuzzy ragpicker, played by Sam Shepard, whose… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 83%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Worth seeing for Sissy Spacek's turn, but the film is incoherent, borrowing elements from To Kill a Mockingbird (Sam Shepard's strange) character and the notion of a sexually harassed woman trapped in her own home, just like Wait Until Dark."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Raggedy Man profiles a lonely woman desperately trying to make it on her own."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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