Stanley & Iris Poster

Release Date: 1990

DVD Release Date: January 13th, 2004

PG-13|1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary
Iris (Jane Fonda) has a rough go of it after the death of her husband. Though still grieving, she needs to support her dysfunctional family and so she lands a job at a bakery. Things start to look up when the kindhearted Stanley (Robert De Niro), a cook in the bakery, comes to her aid after she is mugged. When Iris realizes that Stanley cannot read, she makes it her goal to teach him. As Stanley approaches literacy, their friendship grows into something words cannot express.

Cast: Jane Fonda, Robert De Niro, Swoosie Kurtz, Martha Plimpton, Harley Cross, Jamey Sheridan, Feodor Chaliapin Jr.

Director: Martin Ritt

Genres: Romance

Keywords: Moving, Love, House, Son, 1990s, Friendship, Transformation, Inspiring, Sister, Daughter, Rise