Emotionally charged film version of Anna Quindlen's novel stars Renée Zellweger as Ellen Gulden, a young New York magazine writer who reluctantly returns to her upstate hometown to help look after her ailing mother Kate (Meryl Streep). Long-standing conflicts between the independent Ellen, seemingly simplistic homemaker Kate, and patriarch George (William Hurt) are brought to the surface. Directed by Carl Frankli n ("One False Move"). 128 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, French; Subtitles: Spanish; production notes; biographies; theatrical trailer.