Comedic drama details the lives of three generations of independent women living in North Carolina at the start of the 20th century. After matriarch Gena Rowlands is abandoned by her husband, she looks after widowed daughter Mimi Rogers and idealistic granddaughter Susan May Pratt. Together, the trio unite to overcome their problems in life and love. Based on the novel by Kaye Gibbons; with Geordie Johnson, Kenneth Mitchell. 111 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital stereo, Spanish mono; interviews.