When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn.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>
They needed a family. What they got was magic.
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Did You Know?
Two scenes in the theatrical trailer do not appear in the film. See more
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
You're the short, silent type aren't you? -I could tell.
Written by Bo Carter
(as Bo Chatmon), Mitchell Parish
and Spencer Williams
Performed by Big Joe Turner See more