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Housekeeping (1987)

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In the Pacific Northwest in the 1950s, two young sisters abandoned by their mother - Ruth (Sara Walker) and Lucille (Andrea Burchill) - are raised by a succession of aged relatives until their aunt Sylvie (Christine Lahti) arrives like a breath of fresh a… View More
Genres Drama, Comedy
Director Bill Forsyth
Starring Christine Lahti, Sara Walker, Andrea Burchill, Anne Pitoniak View More
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Movie Summary

In the Pacific Northwest in the 1950s, two young sisters abandoned by their mother - Ruth (Sara Walker) and Lucille (Andrea Burchill) - are raised by a succession of aged relatives until their aunt Sylvie (Christine Lahti) arrives like a breath of fresh air. Sylvie returns home to bittersweet memories and the town's harsh scrutiny, but the girls are thrilled to have a charming young role model. Sylvie has been living for many years on the road, however, and her life is detached from the norms of the community. Sylvie's new responsibilities offer her a chance for real love, sharing, a home and a sense of family-all things she has not felt for a long time. But eventually Ruth and Lucille's perceptions of Sylvie change, and the two girls develop vastly different ways of relating to this eccentric, original woman.
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Movie Details

Genres Drama, Comedy
Director Bill Forsyth
Starring Christine Lahti, Sara Walker, Andrea Burchill, Anne Pitoniak, Barbara Reese, Bill Smillie, Margot Pinvidic, Wayne Robson, Betty Phillips
Studio Name Sony Pictures
Release Date 1987
VUDU Release Date 06/03/2010
Rating PG About Ratings
Running Time 116 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Enhanced Widescreen, Dolby Digital

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