An epic mosaic of interrelated characters in search of love, forgiveness, and meaning in the San Fernando Valley.
A son longs to escape from his stifling home, where his genteel mother worries about the future prospects of his lame, shy sister.
A land baron tries to reconnect with his two daughters after his wife is seriously injured in a boating accident.
Following the death of her adoptive parents, a successful young black optometrist establishes contact with her biological mother -- a lonely white factory worker living in poverty in East London.
A depressed uncle is asked to take care of his teenage nephew after the boy's father dies.
A nun, while comforting a convicted killer on death row, empathizes with both the killer and his victim's families.
A couple's attitudes are challenged when their daughter introduces them to her African-American fiancé.
A young woman struggles for independence and identity in a small Florida tourist town.
After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home.
After a casual encounter, a brokenhearted woman decides to confront her life and the most important events about her stranded daughter.
After her death, a mother returns to her home town in order to fix the situations she couldn't resolve during her life.