The Mermaid Chair
Release Date: January 1st, 2006
Not Yet Rated|1 hr. 36 min.
When her mentally ill, elderly mother begins mutilating herself, Jessie (Kim Basinger) returns to her hometown to care for her. Among familiar surroundings, she tends to her mother's deteriorating mental condition while learning of troubling revelations about her family history. Meanwhile, though married, Jessie reconnects with old passions -- including a turbulent affair with a monk named Hugh (Bruce Greenwood). This family drama is based on the best-selling novel by Susan Monk Kidd.
Director: Steven Schachter