A fading film star returns to her home town to find roots but uproots everyone she loves: her granddaughter who is engaged to a Jewish Zen Buddhist gets an urge to go to Hollywood, her son in law is almost driven from the house by a fadist diet she imposes and an old flame sees his marriage on the brink. She learns a lesson from Zen and invents a fabulous offer that takes her back to Hollywood and generates respect and love between mother and daughter.
"A jolly affair. Bright and impertinent dialogue." - L.A. Herald Examiner.
"Gay, nostalgic, satisfying." - Miami Herald.