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Unhappy in her marriage, expectant mother Rose (Dana Delany) flees to a home for unwed mothers in rural Tennessee in this adaptation of Ann Patchett's novel. When she stays on after her baby is born, Rose becomes friends with an elderly nun (Sada Thompson) and begins a relationship with the local handyman, Son (Clancy Brown). Everything seems fine until Rose's first husband tracks her down and she's forced to relive her troubled past.

  1. Ann Patchett

    Writer

  2. Lynn Roth

    Writer

  3. Stephen Gyllenhaal

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Dana Delany

    Dana Delany

    Rose Cleardon Abbott

  2. Ellen Burstyn

    Ellen Burstyn

    June Clatterbuck

  3. Clancy Brown

    Clancy Brown

    Son

  4. Maggie Gyllenhaal

    Maggie Gyllenhaal

    Lorraine Thomas

  5. Sada Thompson

    Sada Thompson

    Sister Evangeline

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  • April 5, 1998
    NR
    Theatrical

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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 32m

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