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Housekeeping is the film in which Christine Lahti invites a guest into a living room half-submerged in water. This is hardly the oddest moment in this characteristically quirky Bill Forsyth film (his first American production). When their grandmother dies, Idaho pre-teens Sarah Walker and Andrea Burchill are watched over by their late mother's sister (played by Ms. Lahti). This strange young woman has throughout her life made unconventionality a life form. The girls are at first embarrassed by
Jan 1, 1987 Wide
Columbia Pictures Corporation
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It's beautifully played out as a proverbial fable that leaves a lasting impression.
Haunting and one-of-a-kind, with a knockout Lahti performance.
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