Gail Lunsford always had trouble at home.
When she is forced from her old home and told to adapt to a new one, she might find home in an unexpected place.
New to Tulsa Oklahoma, Gail chooses to shut herself away from everyone, knowing that getting close to people means they have the power to hurt you later. Despite her initial opposition to them, a particular group of boys keeps wriggling their way into her heart, one more than the others.
Warning: Some plot elements have been altered. There is some swearing and mention of sex.
Attention: The original book "The Outsiders" was written by S. E. Hinton. The 1983 film was directed by Francis Ford Coppola, produced by Gray Frederickson and Fred Roos (Zeotrope Studios), edited by Anne Goursaud, distributed by Warner Bros., the music was written by Carmine Coppola, the cinematography was done by Stephen H. Burum, and the screenpaly was written by Kathleen Rowell.