Tex (1982): Tim Hunter’s Promising Directing Debut, Starring Matt Dillon

Tim Hunter made a promising directing debut in 1992 with Tex, scripted by Charles S. Haas from the novel of the same title by S. E. Hinton. walks out on them.

A coming-of-age adventure about two brothers, Tex and Mason McCormick (Matt Dillon and Jim Metzler) struggling to make it on their own when their mother dies and their father leaves them in their Oklahoma home.

the studio behind the film, Disney, got credit for dealing with a mature content in a more realistic manner.