TV Movie | PG-13 | | Drama, Music
In a story fueled by rhythm and blues, a young boy's life is shaped by love and the stories of a cast of characters in the boarding house where he lives in 1960s Lackawanna, New York.
Director George C. Wolfe produced the Off-Broadway stage production.
Ruben Santiago Jr.:
Why didn't you ever have any kids, Nanny?
Rachel "Nanny" Crosby: Oh, I had 'em. I had a little girl.
Ruben Santiago Jr.: You did?
Rachel "Nanny" Crosby: Mm-hmm. With my first husband, Dick Johnson. Mmm. She was my heart. Named her Lillian. But God took her early on. She wasn't no more than three years old. Had a bout...
When Rachel is getting $20 bills pinned on her, there are pinned bills on her right side including her arm, when they return to that scene, the bills are gone.