This is the story of three well-meaning but flawed people: Paul Rivers, an ailing mathematician lovelessly married to an English émigré; Christina Peck, an upper-middle-class suburban housewife, happily married homemaker with two young daughters, with hiding a secret past; and Jack Jordan, an ex-convict who has found in his Christian faith the strength to live a law-abiding life and raise a family. They will be brought together by a terrible accident that will change their lives. By the final frame, none of them will be the same as they will have learnt harsh truths about love, faith, courage, desire and guilt, and how chance can change our worlds irretrievably, forever. Written by
Miguel Cane (Stepford@yahoo.com)
Katrin Cartlidge originally cast as Marianne but she died shortly before filming was to start. Melissa Leo, who had previously auditioned for the role, was invited to audition again and won the part. See more »
Christina crosses the street as traffic is stopped at a green light. See more »
Look Daddy, a volcano.
[Cathy blows bubbles into her soft drink]
It's very pretty. Drink up your volcano. All right. We're going. Mommy's waiting.
Daddy, please. Just one more minute.
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remember memento? time flowed backwards, and it was perfect. one of the best movies ever. well, it was great to see how the understanding of the story gets better and deeper when you learned just what happened before. well, in memento you knew exactly when everything happened- cause the flow was exactly backwards. in this movie, you have no idea when each scene happens. so basically, you are guessing the whole time. the makers of this movie had to do it, cause otherwise the movie would have been very very boring. when you realize everything, you gather that the story is not interesting at all. the entire interest lies in guessing "who is that guy?". "did that happen before of after?" and so on. you can just take any bad movie ever written, mix out the scenes randomly, and get a movie just as good as this one. just make sure there are enough naked women in it to make the guys happy. my opinion: don't waste your time.
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