SummaryAfter sending her daughter off to school, Jessie finds herself feeling alone and restless in her 20-year marriage. When she receives a disturbing phone call, she embarks on a journey to her childhood home on a beautiful island to deal with the shocking behavior of her mentally unstable mother. Jessie meets and finds herself undeniably attracted to a Benedictine monk. Jessie undergo a spiritual, artistic, and erotic awakening.
Married women -- Drama.
Catholic women -- Drama.
Spiritual life -- Drama.
Islands -- Drama.
Monks -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| [United States] :2010
|Other Titles|| Mermaid chair.
Oakes, Chad, 1968- film producer.
Frislev, Michael, film producer.
Couture, Suzette, screenwriter.
Basinger, Kim, 1953- actor.
Carter, Alex, 1964- actor.
Maxwell, Roberta, 1942- actor.
Mooney, Debra, 1947- actor.
Greenwood, Bruce, 1956- actor.
Kidd, Sue Monk. Mermaid chair.
Movie Central (Firm), production company.
Nomadic Pictures (Calgary, Alta.), production company.
Fox Television Studios, production company.
Lifetime Productions, publisher.
Kim Basinger, Alex Carter, Roberta Maxwell, Debra Mooney, Lorena Gale, Bruce Greenwood.
Director of photography, Mike Southon ; editor, Jean Beaudoin ; music, Rolf Lovland.
Based on the novel by Sue Monk Kidd.
Videodisc release of the 2006 made-for-TV movie.
DVD; Dolby digital stereo.
1 videodisc (approximately 88 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.