Expanded by writer-director Randall Miller from a nostalgic half-hour short he made while a student at AFI, this well-intentioned film about loss, grief and new beginnings gets bogged down in syrupy cliches and blunt self-help dialogue. Irish-born, California-based baker Frank Keane (Robert Carlyle) is on a delivery run when a stranger (John Goodman) passes him on the empty highway and disappears around a bend. Moments later, Frank comes upon the car crumpled against the median. He calls an ambulance and is advised to keep the badly wounded driver — whose name is Steve Mills — talking. Steve, we learn, was rushing to keep an appointment he made 40 years earlier at th...