Morosely middlebrow melodrama about a grieving widower and an awful weekend on Nantucket Island. It's rife with pious platitudes and cringe-inducing, overwritten scenes, but they're side side by side with some truly affecting moments. David (Peter Gallagher) is still deeply
in love with perfect wife Gillian (Michelle Pfeiffer), even though she's been dead for two years. He's drowning in his lavish grief, and now he's in danger of taking his 16-year-old daughter Rachel (Claire Danes) with him. His in-laws (Kathy Baker and Bruce Altman) try to fix him up, but they
choose the anniversary of Gillian's death to show up with the new lady, precipitating all manner of emot...