Waiting for the Light (1990) - Rotten Tomatoes

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Waiting for the Light (1990)





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Set during the Cuban missile crisis, Waiting for the Light is an off-beat comic tale about a single mother of two (Teri Garr) who has just taken over a roadside cafe with her aunt (Shirley MacLaine), a former circus magician. MacLaine and the children pull a prank on her crotchety next-door neighbor, who is tricked into believing that the image he sees is actually an angel. Soon, the entire town believes an angel is living at Garr's diner, and eventually people come to the diner from miles around in hopes of seeing the angel.


Teri Garr
as Kay Harris
John Bedford Lloyd
as Reverend Stevens
George Williams
as Customer #1
Jack McGee
as Slim Slater
John Boylan
as Old Man at Diner
Bob Henry
as Judge Brown
Ron Lynch
as Hot Dog
Rich Hawkins
as German TV Reporter
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Critic Reviews for Waiting for the Light

All Critics (3) | Top Critics (1)

The film's problem is that it cuts loose from credibility without finding the nerve to really wallow in goofiness.

January 1, 2000 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

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