Shattered Dreams 34 years old

Charlotte marries John. Things seem ok; John has a good job and he's going up in the world, working for the government. But every so often he loses his temper and Charlotte gets the brunt of his anger. During the 18 year course of their marriage, there are at least 8 incidents of physical abuse and countless of mental. Charlotte's family and friends tell her to leave John but she keeps going back, most likely because he has convinced her that she would be nothing without him. It finally explodes in a big divorce battle balancing on the cases of abuse.


Shattered Dreams Cast

Name Character
Stan Ivar He was 47, now 81 years old as Bryan Renehan
James Karen He was 66, 94 years old when he died as Charles O'Donnell
Michael Nouri He was 44, now 78 years old as John Fedders
Irene Miracle She was 35, now 69 years old as Elaine
Jay R. Ferguson He was 15, now 49 years old as Older Dotti
Ken Jenkins He was 49, now 83 years old as Hal Witt
Lindsay Wagner She was 40, now 74 years old as Charlotte Fedders
Georgann Johnson She was 63, 91 years old when she died as Helen O'Donnell
Marilyn Rockafellow She was 51, now 85 years old as Ellen O'Hare
Bryan Clark He was 26, now 60 years old as Martin Ellis

Shattered Dreams Crew

Name Department
Robert Iscove as Director. He was 42 (now 76) years old Directing
Shattered Dreams (34 years)

  • Release day: Sunday, May 13, 1990
  • Runtime: 94 minutes