Coming-of-age story set in the 1950's stars Harvey Keitel as a small-time hustler/dreamer, recently widowed, who tries his best to care for his two daughters, 17-year-old Sonya, and 12-year-old Greta, while Sonya's rapid disulisionment with her father puts her at odds with him more times than nessessary.
When a father doesn't live up to his dreams... a daughter has to stand up for hers.
Did You Know?
Although they portrayed teenagers, Fairuza Balk (Sonya Weiler) was twenty-years-old (just one year older than teenage), and Elisabeth Moss (Greta Weiler) was twelve-years-old (just one year shy of teenage) in 1994. See more
[When Sonya's teacher encourages her to go to college
You don't know my father.
Well, in a way, I do.
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Symphony No. 1 in F, Op. 10
Performed by Royal Scottish National Orchestra
and Neeme Järvi
Composed by Dmitri Shostakovich
Courtesy of Chandos Records Ltd. See more