Overview

Michelle Pfeiffer is ferocious in the role of a desperate mother whose 3-year-old son disappears during her high school reunion. Nine years later, by chance, he turns up in the town in which the family has just relocated. Based on Jacquelyn Mitchard's best-selling novel (an Oprah book club selection), the movie effectively presents the troubling dynamics that exist between family members who've suffered such an unsettling loss.

  1. Jacquelyn Mitchard

    Novel

  2. Ulu Grosbard

    Director

  3. Stephen Schiff

    Screenplay

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Status Released

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  • March 12, 1999
    PG-13
    Theatrical

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    Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Films given this rating may contain sexual content, brief or partial nudity, some strong language and innuendo, humor, mature themes, political themes, terror and/or intense action violence. However, bloodshed is rarely present. This is the minimum rating at which drug content is present.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 46m

Budget $38,000,000.00

Revenue $28,121,100.00

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