When patients' rights lawyer Colette Hughes goes to meet her new client, Eleanor Riese, a patient in the psychiatric unit of a San Francisco hospital, she has no idea that besides taking on an uphill legal battle to improve treatment for mental patients in hospitals, she is meeting a woman who will make it her mission to transform Colette's workaholic life.
Did You Know?
The story was first mentioned to Helena Bonham Carter 13 years ago, with Helena playing the role of Collette and Susan Sarandon playing Eleanor. See more
Movie is set in 80's. During one scene, jogger is running through park with Pistons #33 Jersey., which was Grant Hill's Jersey. Grant Hill didn't start playing though until 1994. See more