After widowed industrial bakery worker Iris King (Jane Fonda) inadvertently blew the whistle on the illiteracy of work friend Stanley Cox (Robert de Niro)-and cost him his job-the unemployable man asked her for reading lessons. As she guiltily agreed, the arrangement would build to tentative romance. Tender, moving drama, the final directing credit for Marin Ritt, also stars Swoosie Kurtz, Martha Plimpton, Zohra Lampert, Stephen Root. 104 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English; Subtitles: English.