Release Date: September 26th, 2003
DVD Release Date: February 3rd, 2004
PG-13|1 hr 53 min
When Frances Mayes (Diane Lane) learns her husband is cheating on her from a writer whom she gave a bad review, her life is turned upside down. In an attempt to bring her out of a deep depression, her best friend, Patti (Sandra Oh), encourages Frances to take a tour of Italy. During the trip, the new divorcée impulsively decides to purchase a rural Tuscan villa and struggles to start her life anew amid colorful local characters, including the handsome Marcello (Raoul Bova).
Director: Audrey Wells
Genres: Comedy drama, Romance
Production Co: Touchstone Pictures, Blue Gardenia Productions, Timnick Films
Distributors: Buena Vista Pictures