Light of Day (1987)

02/06/1987 (US) MusicDrama 1h 47m


Fox and Jett play a brother and sister who are lead performers in a rock band, The Barbusters, in Cleveland, Ohio. The sister, Patti Rasnick, is an unmarried mother and has a troubled relationship with her own mother, who is deeply religious. Estranged from her parents and struggling to make ends meet, Patti decides to dive headlong into a carefree rock music lifestyle. The brother, Joe Rasnick, pulls away from rock music to provide some stability for his young nephew. It takes a family crisis to bring Patti back home and force her to face the prickly past with her mother.

  1. Paul Schrader

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Michael J. Fox

    Michael J. Fox

    Joe Rasnick

  2. Gena Rowlands

    Gena Rowlands

    Janette Rasnick

  3. Joan Jett

    Joan Jett

    Patti Rasnick

  4. Michael McKean

    Michael McKean

    Bu Montgomery

  5. Thomas G. Waites

    Thomas G. Waites


  6. Michael Dolan

    Gene Bodine

  7. Paul J. Harkins

    Billy Tatton

  8. Billy L. Sullivan

    Benji Rasnick

  9. Jason Miller

    Jason Miller

    Benjamin Rasnick

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Light of Day
Light of Day

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

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