Based on Christina Bartolomeo's popular novel, Brent Shields' sensitively acted network-TV movie upholds the Hallmark Hall of Fame’s standards of dramatic tastefulness.
Unlike her successful, easy-going sisters, Cate De Angelo (Mary-Louise Parker) has never made peace with their overbearing father, Dominic (Philip Bosco). Her younger sister Cynthia (Joanna Going) is a glamorous model adored by her dad. Older sibling Francesca (Bebe Neuwirth) is a successful doctor and third sister Annette (Rebecca Luker) is happily married. Cate’s siblings deal with their dad's short temper by not confronting him, while moody Cate blames Dominic for exacerbating her late mother’s al...