2016 Certificate: 12

Synopsis

Spirited 12-year-old Heidi (Talitha Bateman) lives in Reno with her autistic mother (Jessica Collins) under the watchful eye of kindly neighbour Bernadette (Alfre Woodard), who is also the building's caretaker. Heidi is preternaturally blessed with good luck and can pass for an adult...so - to find out about her mum's earlier life - decides to head for the New York  state home where she grew up. Based on the novel by young adult author Sarah Weeks.

Director

  • Stephen Gyllenhaal

Cast

  • Talitha Bateman

  • Alfre Woodard

  • Jessica Collins

  • John Heard

  • Jacinda Barrett

  • Cloris Leachman