Wanda (Laura Dern) is a dirt-poor Louisiana mother pregnant with her fifth child who answers a wealthy couple's "baby wanted" ad. Rachel (Stockard Channing) is the would-be adoptive mother who quietly clashes with Laura at every turn.
They had nothing in common except an arrangement that could break their hearts.
Did You Know?
Richard Lineback originated the role of Al in the 1991 off-Broadway production upon which this film is based. See more
Referenced in Jersey Girl
The Lubbock Tornado (I Don't Know)
Written by Terry Allen
Performed by Terry Allen
& The Panhandle Mystery Band
Courtesy of Fate Records/Sugar Hill Records See more