Barely released in theaters, BED & BREAKFAST is nevertheless a low-key charmer from director Robert Ellis Miller recalling, though not quite as good as, his earlier REUBEN, REUBEN.
In a picturesque but rundown bed and breakfast hotel just outside one of those New England coastal towns populated entirely by crusty but lovable eccentrics, widowed Ruth (Colleen Dewhurst) lives with daughter Claire (Talia Shire) and granddaughter Cassie (Nina Siemaszko). Also a widow, Claire has
been emotionally traumatized by revelations in an expose biography that her late husband, a famous 1960s activist, was a philanderer. But she still believes fervently in those ideals and tri...