Unhook the Stars (1996)

Widowed mother Mildred must suddenly redefine herself and find an outlet for her nurturing side when her adult daughter moves out of the family home. Though Mildred thinks she's found her purpose when her neighbor, overworked single mother Monica, asks her to look after her little boy, she has great difficulty learning to strike a healthy balance between giving selflessly to others and remembering to take care of herself.

Rotten Tomatoes: Fresh 82% / Audience 46%

4/10

Rated R 1 hr 43 mins

GENRES
Drama • Romance
DIRECTION
Nick Cassavetes
CAST
Gena Rowlands  •  Marisa Tomei  •  Gérard Depardieu  •  Jake Lloyd

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CAST & CHARACTERS
Gena Rowlands Mildred 'Millie' Hawks
Marisa Tomei Monica Warren
Gérard Depardieu Big Tommy Bellaveau
Jake Lloyd Jake 'J.J.' Warren
Moira Kelly Ann Mary Margaret Hawks
David Sherrill Ethan Hawks
David Thornton Frankie Warren
Bridgette Wilson Jeannie Hawks