Huston plays Morticia Addams, matriarch of the Addams family, in this fantasy comedy directed by Barry Sonnenfeld. Morticia and husband Gomez Addams (Raul Julia) welcome long lost Uncle Fester (Christopher Lloyd) back home, not knowing that they are the victims of a con artist. Co-starring Christina Ricci. On the character:
I see her as a perfect Norman Rockwell mother. Just taken to a very dark degree.