A soap opera actress left paralyzed after a car accident retreats to her family home in Louisiana and shuts herself off from the outside world. When she hires a nurse with personal problems of her own to care for her, the two women form a special friendship and learn to value life. Mary McDonnell, Alfre Woodard, David Strathairn star in writer/director John Sayles' acclaimed drama. 135 min. Standard and Widescreen; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital stereo Surround, Spanish Dolby Digital stereo Surround, French Dolby Digital stereo Surround; Subtitles: English, Spanish, French.