Amber Tamblyn stars as Sarah Russell, an aspiring medical student who originally returns home to share some bad news with her family, but can't bear to face the truth and instead suffers in silence. An emotional story dealing with relationships, tragedy, and the rebounding of the human spirit, the film shows how adversity can either bring people together or tear them apart. Deeply moving and powerful, the film's main message is about forgiveness and dealing with guilt in order to let go of the past and embrace the future.
Starring: Amber Tamblyn, Jennifer Ehle, Henry Czemymore hide
Shortly after giving birth to her first child, a woman's perfect life is turned upside-down when she is diagnosed with terminal cancer and given only six months to live. Starring Katey Sagal and Annabeth Gish. (1999)
A humorous, touching story of a self-sacrificing matriarch (Blythe Danner) who has an uncharacteristic mid-life crisis, after years of putting her family first, and goes in search of her former self. Also starring Faye Dunaway, Peter Fonda (2004)
Starring: Blythe Danner, Faye Dunaway, Peter Fonda
Seeking closure after his son's apparent suicide, a father travels to Mexico to claim the body. But the more he learns about his son's final days, the more he suspects it wasn't suicide after all. (2000)
Based on his autobiographical, bestselling novel, writer Mitch Albom (Tuesdays with Morrie) reluctantly agrees to pen the eulogy of his childhood rabbi. Starring Bradley Whitford and Laurence Fishburne. (2011)
Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Martin Landau, Bradley Whitford
A driven New York fashion photographer (Andie MacDowell) returns home to be with her mentally challenged sister (Rosie O'Donnell) after the death of their father, and finds she has much to learn about life and love. (2005)
Starring: Andie MacDowell, Richard T. Jones, Rosie ODonnell
With his marriage on the line, a social worker who supervises a household of mentally challenged men struggles to balance his job with his neglected personal life. Starring Nathan Lane and Mare Winningham.
Starring: Nathan Lane, Robert Sean Leonard, Tony Goldwyn