Starring Kim Basinger ("L.A. Confidential," "9 1/2 Weeks"), Alex Carter (2006/Drama) Based on the national bestseller, this passionate drama tells the beautiful and haunting story of a married woman, Jessie Sullivan, who returns home to be with her mother then unexpectedly forms a powerful bond with a Benedictine monk.
Kim Basinger,Bruce Greenwood
Take a journey of mystery, passion and self-discovery with Academy Award-winning actress Kim Basinger in the unforgettable THE MERMAID CHAIR based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Sue Mond Kidd. After sending her daughter off to school, Jessie (Basinger) finds herself feeling alone and restless in her 20-year marriage. When she receives a disturbing phone call, she embarks on a journey to her childhood home on a beautiful island to deal with the shocking behavior of her mentally unstable mother. While delving into her family's secretive past, Jessie meets and finds herself undeniably attracted to a Benedictine monk. This struggle with temptation, combined with the unearthing of her own history, leads Jessie to undergo a spiritual, artistic and erotic awakening, all of which help her discover her true self and what she wants out of life.