Screenwriter and first-time director Neal Jimenez drew on personal experience for THE WATERDANCE, a tough-minded comedy-drama about three paraplegics adapting to life in a wheelchair. Joel Garcia (Eric Stolz) is a promising young novelist who has broken his neck in a hiking accident.
Garcia was having an affair with his married editor, Anna (Helen Hunt), who was about to leave her husband for him when Garcia's accident occurred. With his world turned upside down, Garcia begins having second thoughts about their relationship and questions whether Anna will stay with him in his
new, physically dependent condition. He has little regard or use for his wardmates at firs...