When a blizzard strikes, Floyd Lucas appears to have done a good deed by taking in stranded motorist Stephen Miller. However Stephen finds himself imprisoned in the isolated Lucas home - a living birthday gift to Floyd's daughter, Dolores.
Richard Beattie, Elliot L. Sims, based on the play by James Garrard
Maury Chaykin, Margaret Langrick, Paul Gross
Genie Award for Best Adapted Screenplay, nominated for four other Genie Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Actress