When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn.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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
A story as full of surprises as the human heart.
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This was Don Ameche
's final film before his death on December 6, 1993 at the age of 85. He completed his scenes shortly before he died. See more
Corina leaves Molly's house and picks an orange off the tree. She tosses it to Molly, but then walks off continuing to toss an orange. See more
You know what I've discovered about your daddy? He likes to eat cookies in bed. Could you tuck that sheet in... just there?
Corrina... this is where my mommy sleeps.
You're right. Your mommy used to sleep here.
When is she coming back?
Well, Molly... she's not coming back. When you die, the angels take you up to heaven to be with God.
Then I want to die, too.
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