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Bess Steed marries her childhood sweetheart in the early part of the 20th century and begins a life in the high society of Dallas, Texas. As time goes by, things do not work out as she expects. Her husband dies of influenza, and she finds that she must pick up and carry along with her life. She proves to be a strong, committed, and loving individual who attracts new loves into her life and finds that she can take good care of the old ones. Despite further tragedy in losing her oldest son, and a second marriage that is not all that she expects it to be she continues to survive as independently as she has discovered the courage to do so.

  1. Robert Greenwald

    Director

  2. Cindy Myers

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Sally Field

    Sally Field

    Bess Alcott Steed Garner

  2. Ron Silver

    Ron Silver

    Arthur

  3. Tony Goldwyn

    Tony Goldwyn

    Robert Steed

  4. Jack Thompson

    Jack Thompson

    Sam Garner

  5. Sheila McCarthy

    Sheila McCarthy

    Totsie

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A Woman of Independent Means

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  • February 19, 1995
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 5h 16m

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