Shipping News, The (2001) - Details
Based on E. Annie Proulx's Pulitzer Prize winning novel, the story traces one man's (Spacey) extraordinary journey to self-discovery when he returns to his ancestral home on the coast of Newfoundland. After the death of his estranged wife (Blanchett), his fortunes begin to change when his long lost Aunt (Dench) convinces he and his daughter to head north. Now, in a place where life is as rough as the weather and secrets are as vast as the ocean, he lands a job as a reporter for a local paper. In the course of his new career, he begins to discover some dark family mysteries and finds friendship and love with a single mother (Moore) who has a secret of her own.
Drama / Family
USA Cert: R