The Mermaid Chair Poster

Release Date: 2006

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary
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.

Cast: Kim Basinger, Alex Carter, Bruce Greenwood

Director: Steven Schachter

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Temptation, Melodramatic, 2000s, Mother, Transformation, Forbidden love

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