First screened in October 2002
Director: Peter Kosminsky. Cast: Alison Lohman, Michelle Pfeiffer, Renée Zellweger, Robin Wright Penn, Svetlana Efremova, Patrick Fugit, Cole Hauser, Noah Wyle, Billy Connolly, Amy Aquino, Taryn Manning. Screenplay: Mary Agnes Donoghue (based on the novel by Janet Fitch). Twitter Capsule:
Critics singled out Pfeiffer but whole cast performs with distinction. Still, filmmaking and scenario feel dubious.
If you're not invested in these particular actors, it's unclear what you'll take away. Would be wholly at home on A&E.