1 hr. 40 min.
In a small town in 1938, adolescent Sammy Perkins (William McNamara) and his sibling Ellie (Reese Witherspoon) find Alice (Patricia Arquette) alone in a shack, where her heartless stepdad forces her to live because he is disgusted by her disabilities. Sammy and Ellie quickly grow close to Alice, who struggles with both epilepsy and a hearing problem. Together, the brother and sister help their friend live a more fulfilling life, but the process is interrupted by Alice's stepfather.
Director: Diane Keaton