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)
Tom Cruise, as Joseph Donnelly, and Nicole Kidman, as Shannon Christie, forge a tight bond in this story of Irish immigrants looking for a better life and a piece of land in the United States in the 1890s.
Starring: Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Thomas Gibson
The mother of a terminally ill ten-year-old boy, desperate to fulfill her son's dying wish, convinces renowned entomologist (William Hurt) to guide them through the Costa Rican jungle in search of the legendary "blue butterfly". Based on a true story.
Starring: William Hurt, Pascale Bussieres, Marc Donato
Still racked with guilt over a past tragedy, college graduate and medical school hopeful (Amber Tamblyn) returns home to share some bad news with her family. Instead, she realizes she must first confront the past before she can ever move forward.
Starring: Amber Tamblyn, Jennifer Ehle, Henry Czemy
A boy stops talking after losing his mother, and from then on, is perceived as deaf and mute by the whole town. After twenty years, he finds himself the guardian of many secrets...but are some too dangerous to keep? Starring Matthew Modine, James Earl Jones, and Jerry O'Connell. (1997)
Starring: Matthew Modine, James Earl Jones, Claire Bloom
The story is located in Los Angeles in the sixties. An energetic widow, Frances Lacey, with her six children try to make a dream of theirs come true: to have a home of their own. Therefore they leave Los Angeles and head for the countryside, while facing all kinds of difficulties during their journey.
Starring: Kathy Bates, Edward Furlong, Clarissa Lassig
Tamar, an 80-year-old widow, visits her Armenian homeland to fulfill her late husband's last wish: to take a family photo in front of Mount Ararat. With her two daughters in tow, Tamar attempts to get the picture and perhaps find new meaning in her life.
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