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She winds up an alcoholic, pregnant drug addict and is forced to get an abortion. Not to burden their parents, the two high school sophomore's decide to hop the freights and look for work. An exuberant musical celebrating the 50's era of rock 'n roll centering around the romance between a teen-age gang leader, his naive girlfriend and other "hip" seniors at Ridel High School. While meanwhile, the 4 friends try to break away from their townie, Indiana reputation while fighting with nearby college snobs. A troubled teenager, whose sole desire is to become a great drag racer, almost ruins his own dreams when he spurns his dad's racing advice. He hops in his van and drives down to check it out. Cast: Michael Beck, James Remar, Deborah Van Valkenburg, Marcelino Sanchez, David Harris, Tom Mc Kitterick, Brian Tyler. All the while, Principal Ed Rooney is determined to prove Ferris is faking his illness. Or: Why Sausage King of Chicago Doesn't Turn Up for Lunch at Chez Quis." Senses of Cinema: An Online Film Journal Devoted to the Serious and Eclectic Discussion of Cinema, vol. Cast: Hayley Mills, Tom Skerritt, Carrie Kei Heim, Bridgette Andersen.