DVD Housekeeping (DVD 15789582),
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  • PG
  • DVD
  • 1 disc
  • Region 1 USA/CA (info)
  • Aunt Sylvie, an eccentric free-spirit who keeps crackers in her coat for imaginary children and takes a midday nap on the town square bench, returns to her hometown to care for her two orphaned nieces. When the townspeople decide Sylvie must clean up her act, it seems her fantasy world must end - but does it?
  • Credits
    Christine Lahti, Andrea Burchill, Sarah Walker
  • Critic Reviews
    "...A clear-eyed, brow-furrowed, haunting comedy....[Lahti] has the role of her film career..."
    New York Times

    Included in the New York Times "10 Best Films of 1987"
    New York Times

    "...Exhilarating....A very composed film about eccentric behavior. Beautifully observed in many of its details..."

    "...Lahti does a wonderful job, giving one of her sturdily natural, hyper-aware performances..."
    Los Angeles Times

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