In her last starring role, Jessica Tandy provides the spark that raises this bittersweet buddy movie from the sentimentality that threatens to overwhelm it at every turn.
Frustrated singer-songwriter Freda Lopez (Bridget Fonda) and insensitive husband Vince (Elias Koteas) head down to the Deep South for a vacation, renting a cottage from porn-film producer Harold Cara (Maury Chaykin), and thereby meeting his mother Camilla (Tandy). Harold offers Vince a job
helping to promote his films, leaving Freda and Camilla largely on their own. Freda is entranced by Camilla's stories of her grand past as a concert violinist, and persuades her to travel to Toronto's Winter...