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Corrina, Corrina (1994)

When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn.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 ... See full summary »

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When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn.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. Written by Alexander Lum <aj_lum@postoffice.utas.edu.au>

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26 August 1994 (USA)  »

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$20,160,000 (USA)
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The song Molly starts playing continuously on the piano before stopping after the first seven notes is "Good King Wenceslas." See more »

Goofs

When Molly and Corrina are lying together on the bed after Molly has started speaking again for the first time, her hair is over her mouth in one shot and then her hair is fixed in the very next shot. See more »

Quotes

Corrina Washington: This is my favorite record.
Manny Singer: Really? Mine, too.
Corrina Washington: You know, Billie Holliday does a better version.
Manny Singer: No-one's better than Louie.
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Connections

References Mrs. Doubtfire (1993) See more »

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TROIS GYMNOPEDIES
Written by Erik Satie
Performed by John Beasley
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Love has no boundaries
7 November 1998 | by (Vallejo, Ca) – See all my reviews

This is a wonderful film with wonderful Christian values. Whoopie Goldberg plays a good woman who is sent to help a family deal with the horrible reality of death. She not only brings love back into the household, but also magic.

This is a great movie for all ages. My kids loved it. They wanted to watch it again and again.

Enjoy!


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