Warm-hearted but ultimately soft, this film chronicles the journey of a slightly mentally challenged woman toward personal fulfillment and love. Born into a wealthy San Francisco family headed by control freak Elizabeth (Diane Keaton) and recovering
alcoholic Radley (Tom Skerritt), Carla Tate (Juliette Lewis) comes home after spending years at a school for retarded children. She has two blandly normal sisters, Caroline (Poppy Montgomery) and Heather (Sarah Paulson), who are utterly interchangeable until a lesbian subplot surfaces to
distinguish them. Intent on making amends for sending Carla away, Elizabeth turns on the smother love full force. But the strong-wille...