Though compelling, well crafted, and well acted, SWEET DREAMS will probably be a disappointment for Patsy Cline fans. Jessica Lange plays the great country singer who, as the film opens in 1956, is struggling to make a dollar singing at local bars. She finds a fan in good old boy Charlie
Dick (Ed Harris), whom she eventually marries, leaving her complacent first husband. When her recording of "Walking after Midnight" becomes a hit, Patsy thinks she finally has her chance to make some money, buy a nice house surrounded by yellow roses, and retire to raise children, but the children
come sooner than she expects, as does an unwelcome draft notice for Charlie. As time ...