About

This is the story of three gentle persons: Paul Rivers, an ailing mathematician lovelessly married to an English émigré; Christina Peck, an upper-middle-class suburban housewife, happily married and mother of two little girls; and Jack Jordan, an ex-convict who has found in his Christian faith the strength to raise a family. They will be brought together by a terrible accident that will change the...

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Written by

Guillermo Arriaga (Screenplay)

Runtime

124 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

How much does life weigh?

Cast

Keywords

loss of loved one faith suicide attempt transplantation car crash sadness widow life and death new mexico ex-detainee rage and hate

Photos

Lists

#230 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role Benicio del Toro

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role Naomi Watts