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Unhook the Stars

Rating:R
Release Date:November 1, 1996
Running time:105 minutes
Cast:Gena Rowlands, Marisa Tomei, Gerard Depardieu
Director:Nick Cassavetes

Description: Mildred is a widow who discovers a whole new world when her grown children move away. Monica, Mildred's troubled next-door neighbor, leaves her young son J.J. with Mildred while she works a split shift. A friendship develops between Mildred and the six-year-old that opens her eyes to things she never knew existed. Suddenly, she's able to explore life, including a shy courtship with Tommy, the truck driver, who assists Mildred's transition when J.J. no longer needs her.

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