Waiting for the Light (1990)





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Set during the Cuban missile crisis, Waiting for the Light is an off-beat comic tale about a single mother of two (Teri Garr) who has just taken over a roadside cafe with her aunt (Shirley MacLaine), a former circus magician. MacLaine and the children pull a prank on her crotchety next-door neighbor, who is tricked into believing that the image he sees is actually an angel. Soon, the entire town believes an angel is living at Garr's diner, and eventually people come to the diner from miles … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Directed By: ,
Written By: Christopher Monger
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On DVD: Feb 18, 2003
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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