Benny & Joon

Character: Ruthie

Directed by: Jeremiah S. Chechik

Written by: Barry Berman, Lesley McNeil

Produced by: Susan Arnold, Donna Roth

Cast Members: Johnny Depp, Mary Stuart Masterson, Aidan Quinn, Oliver Platt

Released date: April 23, 1993

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Duration: 1h 38min

Benny, who cares for his mentally disturbed sister, Joon, also welcomes the eccentric Sam into his home at Joon's request. Sam entertains Joon while he dreams of a job at the video store. Once Benny realizes Joon and Sam have started a relationship, he kicks Sam out of the house. This leads to an altercation between brother and sister. Joon runs away with Sam, who soon realizes that she may need more support than he alone can provide.


→ A romance on the brink of reality.

Script developed by Never Enough Design