Overview

Widowed mother Mildred must suddenly redefine herself and find an outlet for her nurturing side when her adult daughter moves out of the family home. Though Mildred thinks she's found her purpose when her neighbor, overworked single mother Monica, asks her to look after her little boy, she has great difficulty learning to strike a healthy balance between giving selflessly to others and remembering to take care of herself.

  1. Nick Cassavetes

    Director, Writer

  2. Helen Caldwell

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Gena Rowlands

    Gena Rowlands

    Mildred 'Millie' Hawks

  2. Marisa Tomei

    Marisa Tomei

    Monica Warren

  3. Gérard Depardieu

    Gérard Depardieu

    Big Tommy Bellaveau

  4. Jake Lloyd

    Jake Lloyd

    Jake 'J.J.' Warren

  5. Moira Kelly

    Moira Kelly

    Ann Mary Margaret Hawks

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Release Information

  • October 31, 1996
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 43m

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