Housekeeping

  • 1987
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Drama

Offbeat but absorbing. Set in the 1950s and based on a Marilynne Robinson novel, this is the first American film from Scottish director Bill Forsyth. After the suicide of their mother, two young girls, Ruth (Sara Walker) and Lucille (Andrea Burchill), are brought up by their grandmother in a small Idaho town. When she dies, a pair of elderly great-aunts...read more

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01:35 — Lucy, a young med student in need of quick cash to help her troubled brother, reluctantly accepts the too-good-to-be-true position as a housekeeper of (more…)

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  • Released: 1987
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: Offbeat but absorbing. Set in the 1950s and based on a Marilynne Robinson novel, this is the first American film from Scottish director Bill Forsyth. After the suicide of their mother, two young girls, Ruth (Sara Walker) and Lucille (Andrea Burchill), are… (more)

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