Southern Gothic lite. Orphaned Collin Fenwick (Edward Furlong) is sent off to live with his cousins, a pair of maiden ladies who still live in their childhood home. Verena (Sissy Spacek) is a hard-headed harpy, all sharp edges and sharper remarks, while the gentle Dolly (Piper
Laurie) -- older but far less capable -- lives in a fantasy world that she shares with the impressionable Collin. It all ends poignantly. Producer-director Charles Matthau (son of Walter) bites off more than he can chew with this piece of bittersweet whimsy, based on the slender novel by Truman
Capote. But not by much, and he gets by with a little help from his friends. The cast is nothing sh...