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Passion Fish

R| 2 hr. 14 min.

Plot Summary
After soap opera actress May-Alice Culhane (Mary McDonnell) has a car accident, she is paralyzed and forced into a wheelchair. She retreats to her family's vacant home in Louisiana and indulges in alcohol and self-pity. When nursing aides come to help, May-Alice unleashes her anger, prompting each to quit. Chantelle (Alfre Woodard), a nurse who desperately needs the job, arrives determined to change May-Alice's outlook. As the two women become friends, they help each other cope with challenges.

Cast: Mary McDonnell , Alfre Woodard , David Strathairn , Vondie Curtis-Hall , Nora Dunn , Sheila Kelley , Angela Bassett , Leo Burmester

Director: John Sayles

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Films Number One

Passion Fish (1992)

Release Date: November 11th, 1992|2 hr. 14 min.

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