Benny & Joon

Character: Ruthie
Directed by: Jeremiah S. Chechik
Written by: Barry Berman, Lesley McNeil
Produced by: Susan Arnold, Donna Roth
Other cast: Johnny Depp, Mary Stuart Masterson, Aidan Quinn, Oliver Platt
Release date: April 23, 1993
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Running time: 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.

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→ A romance on the brink of reality.