Ratings

TMDB Rating 6.5
IMDB Rating 6.3
RottenTomatoes Rating 29%

Financials

Revenue: $5,820,015

Budget: $23,000,000

Profit: - $-17,179,985


Movie Details

Tag Line: Some people need love spelled out for them.

Status: Released

Average Rating: 7

Release Date: Feb 9, 1990

Rating: PG-13

Run Time: 1h 44m

Original Language: English

Website: -

Production Countries: United States of America

Production Companies: Star Partners II Ltd. , Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer


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Synopsis

An illiterate cook at a company cafeteria tries for the attention of a newly widowed woman. As they get to know one another, she discovers his inability to read. When he is fired, she takes on trying to teach him to read in her kitchen each night.


Main Cast

Jane Fonda

Jane Fonda

Iris Estelle King

Age : N/A | Popularity : 14%

Robert De Niro

Robert De Niro

Stanley Everett Cox

Age : 75 | Popularity : 37%

Swoosie Kurtz

Swoosie Kurtz

Sharon

Age : 74 | Popularity : 10%

Martha Plimpton

Martha Plimpton

Kelly

Age : 48 | Popularity : 10%

Jamey Sheridan

Jamey Sheridan

Joe

Age : 68 | Popularity : 1%

Feodor Chaliapin Jr.

Feodor Chaliapin Jr.

Leonides Cox

Age : 86 | Popularity : 5%

Zohra Lampert

Zohra Lampert

Elaine

Age : 82 | Popularity : 7%

Loretta Devine

Loretta Devine

Bertha

Age : 69 | Popularity : 7%


Crew

Department Role Name
Directing Director
Martin Ritt
Martin Ritt
Script Supervisor
Kay Chapin
Kay Chapin
Susanna David
Susanna David
Writing Novel
Pat Barker
Pat Barker
Screenplay
Harriet Frank Jr.
Harriet Frank Jr.
Irving Ravetch
Irving Ravetch
Camera Director of Photography
Donald McAlpine
Donald McAlpine
Steadicam Operator
Craig DiBona
Craig DiBona
Camera Operator
Harald Ortenburger
Harald Ortenburger
Still Photographer
S. Karin Epstein
S. Karin Epstein
Takashi Seida
Takashi Seida
Sound Original Music Composer
John Williams
John Williams
Music Editor
Kenneth Wannberg
Kenneth Wannberg
Supervising Sound Editor
David B. Cohn
David B. Cohn
Editing Editor
Sidney Levin
Sidney Levin
Production Producer
Arlene Sellers
Arlene Sellers
Alex Winitsky
Alex Winitsky
Executive Producer
Patrick J. Palmer
Patrick J. Palmer
Associate Producer
Jim Van Wyck
Jim Van Wyck
Casting
Dianne Crittenden
Dianne Crittenden
Art Production Design
Joel Schiller
Joel Schiller
Set Decoration
Leslie Bloom
Leslie Bloom
Steve Shewchuk
Steve Shewchuk
Art Direction
Alicia Keywan
Alicia Keywan
Eric Orbom
Eric Orbom
Costume & Make-Up Costume Design
Theoni V. Aldredge
Theoni V. Aldredge
Crew Stunt Coordinator
Jack Gill
Jack Gill
Visual Effects Special Effects Supervisor
David Neil Trifunovich
David Neil Trifunovich
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