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Stanley and Iris


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Drama starring Jane Fonda
Robert DeNiro
Iris King , widowed for less than a year, is battling to keep her life in order. Stanley Cox is a single man, capable and hard-working, but he has a secret - he cannot read or write. He is terrified that someone will find him out but so far nobody suspects.
Nobody, that is, except Iris.
Director Martin Ritt (1989)
FILM REVIEWS pages45 50
Followed by The Jupiter Collision First in a series of short animations over the next five days that will bring alive this week's extraordinary events happening 500,000,000 miles away in space, Stereo


Unknown: Jane Fonda
Unknown: Robert Deniro
Unknown: Iris King
Director: Martin Ritt
MsKing: Jane Fonda
Stanley Cox: Robert Deniro
Sharon: Swoosie Kurtz
Kelly King: Martha Plimpton
Richard: Harley Cross
Joe: Jamey Sheridan
LeonidesCox: Feodor Chaliapin
Elaine: Zohra Lampert
Bertha: Loretta Devine
Belinda: Juue Garfield

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