Adapted from the best selling novel by Jane Hamilton, this story revolves around Alice Goodwin and her husband, who leave the city behind to buy a farm in a small rural town. However, after a tragic accident, Alice discovers the darkness behind the town’s rosy facade and her life begins a downward spiral. Through the love of her husband, and through her own strength and courage, Alice starts to slowly piece her life back together.

Crew / Cast

Cast: Sigourney Weaver, Dara Perlmutter, David Strathairn, Julianne Moore, Arliss Howard, Chloë Sevigny, Louise Fletcher

Director: Scott Elliott

Writers: Peter Hedges, Polly Platt, Jane Hamilton (novel)

Producers: Kathleen Kennedy, Frank Marshall

Exec. Producer: Willi Bär

Cinematographer: Seamus McGarvey

Editors: Naomi Geraghty, Craig McKay

Composer: Pat Metheny

Prod. Designer: Richard Toyon

Costumes: Suzette Daigle

Golden Globes

2000 Nominated, Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama