Browse by Title
Browse by Release Date


Rating:PG-13 (for brief sexuality)
Release Date:July 11, 2003
Running time:94 minutes
Cast:James Woods, Nick Nolte, Claire Forlani, Duel Farnes, Daryl Hannah
Director:Michael Polish
Producer:Michael Polish, Mark Polish
Writer:Michael Polish, Mark Polish
Distributor:Paramount Classics

Web Site:

Description: In a near-empty Northfork orphanage, Father Harlan gently tends to Irwin, a comatose eight-year-old who lies near death. As orphanage caretaker Harlan reads aloud about Northfork's years-ago forced evacuation to make way for a hydro-electric dam, Irwin's imagination takes flight. In his subconscious, characters from the history of Northfork's dam come to life, helping to prepare Irwin as he struggles to come to terms with his own impending "evacuation."

Movie summaries and listings powered by Cinema-Source


Where Should Newborns Sleep?
We've rounded up all the alternatives and considerations to make a safe choice for your new addition.

Find Today's Newest & Best Children's Books!
Looking for newly released books for your child? Try our new Book Finder tool to search for new books by age, type, and theme, and create reading lists for kids!

5 Tips to Help Make Your Child Self-Sufficient
Follow these tips to help your child become self-sufficient, and help him learn the skills he'll need to take care of himself.

Ready for Kindergarten?
Try our award-winning Kindergarten Readiness app! This easy-to-use checklist comes with games and activities to help your child build essential skills for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

stay connected

Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

Facebook icon Facebook icon Follow Us on Pinterest

editor’s picks