About the film
loss of loved one daughter friendship mute housekeeper xenophobia woman director
Release Date: August 12, 1994
|Genres||:||Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance|
|Production Companies||:||New Line Cinema|
|Producers||:||Steve Tisch, Jessie Nelson, Bernie Goldmann, Paula Mazur, Ruth Vitale|
When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn. To help cope with looking after Molly, he hires sassy housekeeper Corrina Washington, who coaxes Molly out of her shell and shows father and daughter a whole new way of life. Manny and Corrina's friendship delights Molly and enrages the other townspeople.