- Original title
- Running time
- 100 min.
- United States
John Robert Tillotson,
Magnus Films / Vestron Pictures
- Synopsis / Plot
- Anna is a middle-aged actress looking for work in New York City, with the help of her sometime lover, Daniel. She used to be a Czech film star married to the director Tonda, who is now successfully making commercials in New York. After the 1968 invasion of Czechoslovakia, Anna was imprisoned and eventually exiled. Anna takes in the young girl Krystyna, who has just arrived from Czechoslovakia, and speaks no English. Anna and Daniel help Krystyna learn English and start a promising acting career. However, the only job Anna can find is as an understudy.
: Nominated for Oscar: Best Actress (Sally Kirkland)
: Golden Globes: Best Actress Drama (Sally Kirkland)
: Independent Spirit Awards: Best Actress (Sally Kirkland). 3 Nominations
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