Plot & Details
In this film, the small town of Clyde, Ohio is buzzing with excitement when it is said that the famous Roxy Carmichael is leaving her luxurious Hollywood life to return to her old hometown. Her return causes upheaval in the lives of family-man Denton Webb (Jeff Daniels), her old boyfriend, and an angst-ridden teen, Dinky Bossetti (Winona Ryder), who is convinced that Roxy Carmichael is her natural mother.
- Genre(s): Comedy
- Run Time: 98min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 10/12/1990
- DVD Release Date: 06/05/2007
- Director(s): Jim Abrahams
- Starring: Winona Ryder , Jeff Daniels , Laila Robins , Thomas Wilson Brown , Joan McMurtrey
- Themes: Small-Town Life,Teen Angst,Misfits and Outsiders
- Tone: Affectionate,Humorous,Poignant,Quirky,Sweet
- Keywords: fantasy, homecoming, luxury, misfit, movie-camera, coming-of-age, fame, girl, idol, small-town, teenagers, worship [religious]
- Country of Origin: USA (10-12-1990)
- Language: English