Wrestling with Alligators (1998)

NR 01/18/1998 (US) Drama 1h 35m
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At the end of an era, her life was just beginning.


All that Maddy Hawkins has ever wanted was a family she could call her own. Even in 1959, the simplest things are difficult to find...Maddy, a street-wise teenage runaway, believes she has created this family with the women who live with her in an East Coast woman-only rooming house: Lulu, an eccentric silent-screen star; Claire, a beautiful, widowed French war bride; and Mary, a young artist.But as Maddy watches her newfound family fall apart, she begins to realize that some things in life are worth fighting for, and that the bonds of true friendship are the strongest bonds of all.

  1. Laurie Weltz

    Director, Writer

  2. Scott Kraft


Top Billed Cast

  1. Joely Richardson

    Joely Richardson


  2. Claire Bloom

    Claire Bloom

    Lulu Fraker

  3. Aleksa Palladino

    Aleksa Palladino

    Maddy Hawkins

  4. Adrienne Shelly

    Adrienne Shelly


  5. Sam Trammell

    Sam Trammell


  6. Jay O. Sanders

    Jay O. Sanders


  7. Tom Guiry

    Tom Guiry

    Pete (as Thomas Guiry)

  8. Nicole Bradin

    Susan Wright

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Wrestling with Alligators
Wrestling with Alligators

Status Released

Original Language English

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