Vada Sultenfuss has a holiday coming up, and an assignment: to do an essay on someone she admires and has never met. She decides she wants to do an assignment on her mother, but quickly realizes she knows very little about her. She manages to get her father to agree to let her go to LA to stay with her Uncle Phil and do some research on her mother. Once in LA, she finds herself under the protection of Nick, the son of Phil's girlfriend, who at first is very annoyed at losing his holidays to escort a hick *girl* around town. However, he soon becomes more involved in the difficult search. Written by
Liz Jordan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
There's being a kid. There's being an adult. And then there's that year in between.
Did You Know?
last film in which Howard Zieff directed after the film was released and he became increasingly debilitated by Parkinson's disease. See more
The movie is set in 1974, yet the song playing over the car radio is "Swingtown", by the Steve Miller Band, which wasn't released until 1977. See more
[narration to audience
I remember before I was born, wounded up like a fur ball in the highly overrated fetal position, luckily I'm not claustrophobic, but on rainy days I still felt a tightness in my left shoulder. So now that my stepmother's pregnant, I understand what the baby's going through, and I'm not jealous at all, really, not at all.
Written by Steve Miller
& Chris McCarty
Performed by Steve Miller Band
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under license from CEMA Special Markets See more