When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn.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.
- Year: 1994
- Country: United States of America
- Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
- Studio: New Line Cinema
- Keyword: daughter, friendship, loss of loved one, mute, housekeeper, xenophobia, woman director
- Director: Jessie Nelson
- Cast: Whoopi Goldberg, Ray Liotta, Tina Majorino, Joan Cusack, Larry Miller, Jenifer Lewis