This riveting independent film, one of the year's most underrated, is a highly charged, thoughtful combination of family drama, suspense thriller, and medical conundrum. Architect Ruth Matthews (Kathleen Turner), with her adolescent son Michael (Shiloh Strong) and six-year-old daughter
Sally (Asha Menina), attempts to begin her life anew after losing her husband in an accident. But Sally is succumbing to autism, slowly retreating into herself and refusing to engage with the outer world.
Child psychologist Dr. Jake Beerlander (Tommy Lee Jones) arrives to help, but Ruth resists his medical "interference"; she wants to believe that Sally, now off in her own world...