Fed up with their strict and over worked mother Jeremy, Elizabeth and Harry decide things would be better with a new one or without one at all. Mrs. Cavour a sweet but mysterious gardener gives these ungrateful kids their wish and their mother disappears from their lives. Though things are fun at first they soon get difficult as they realize having no mother isn't as fun as they'd assumed. Mrs. Cavour tells the kids of a market specifically for mommy shopping. Mother after mother after mother and none seem to suit, they're beginning to see the joys of their real mom. Stars Oscar winner Sissy Spacek.