Without luminous Vanessa Redgrave, this two-handkerchief, made-for-TV weeper would be just one step above a Harlequin romance. Having postponed attending college to care for his terminally ill mother, Michael Keddington (Chad
Willett) lays his mom to rest and obtains a job as a nurse's aide at a convalescent home. He feels fortunate to work for a sympathetic boss like Helen Staples (Mary McDonnell), even if the elderly patients aren't all perfect lambs. Jittery Henry McCord (Brock Peters) fusses about his medication and seems distraught whenever Michael’s co-worker, Alice (Lori Heuring), comes near him. The spoiled daughter of the head of state social services, Alic...