Picks and Pans Review: Back Roads

updated 05/23/1983 AT 01:00 AM EDT

originally published 05/23/1983 AT 01:00 AM EDT

CBS (9-11 p.m. ET)

Sally Field is a tart with a heart who hooks up with a lunkish drifter (Tommy Lee Jones) for an aimless journey along America's blue highways in Martin Ritt's 1981 film. Field's performance is incandescent, but most of this would-be comedy is a long, plodding detour to nowhere.


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