As soon as upon a time, the world met a woman with loads to find out about life, together with why you possibly can by no means put on sufficient blue eye shadow.
Her title was Vada Sultenfuss, a quick-witted and candid 11-year-old dwelling in a funeral parlor together with her widowed dad, combating hypochondria, bossing round her finest good friend, crushing on her faculty trainer and customarily determining life on the cusp of womanhood. She was, in fact, the star character My Woman, the hit coming-of-age movie starring Veep‘s Anna Chlumsky and Home Alone‘s Macaulay Culkin together with Dan Aykroyd and Jamie Lee Curtis.
With Chlumsky as Vada and Culkin as her candy sidekick Thomas J, the ’70s-set film served as a shifting story of rising up and dealing with puberty, friendship, change and loss. For a era of children who grew up with the film in the ’90s, it was a continuing within the VCR participant.
Now, as Friday, Nov. 27 marks the twenty ninth anniversary of its launch, there is no higher time to revisit Vada’s world—and the whole lot we realized from it.