Playwright Ruben Santiago-Hudson stars in this version of his Obie Award-winning stage drama directed by George C. Wolfe. Rachel "Nanny" Crosby (S. Epatha Merkerson) lives in a house in Lackawanna, N.Y., that she opens up to anyone looking for a place to rest and regroup. Times are changing as segregation loses its grip, and each person passing through has a tale to tell, influencing the young boy, Junior, whom Nanny has taken in as her own.
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- George C. Wolfe
- This movie is
- 2006 Independent Spirit Awards®
- Best Female Lead nominee: S. Epatha Merkerson
TV-14Parents Strongly Cautioned. This program contains some material that many parents would find unsuitable for children under 14 years of age.
Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1Subtitles
English, French, Spanish (Neutral)Closed captioned
YesLanguage and sound
English: DTS 5.1 Surround, English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 2.0 SurroundOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; director's commentary; cast and crew interview; deleted scenes; featurette.
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it