A haunting story about Jessie, a married woman who returns to her coastal South Carolina hometown to help her tormented mom. There, Jessie undergoes a spiritual, artistic and erotic awakening when she is tempted into a romance with a Benedictine monk, and must face the crisis and feelings it ignites within her. Her experiences on the island lead Jessie to discover not only secrets from her family’s past, but her true self and what she really wants from her life. From the New York Times bestselling book “ The Mermaid Chair”, by Sue Monk Kidd, author of the “Secret Life of Bees”.
CAST: Kim Basinger, Bruce Greenwood, Alex Carter, Roberta Maxwell
DIRECTOR: Steven Schachter
PRODUCERS: Chad Oakes, Michael Frislev
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Randy Robinson
Nomadic Pictures Entertainment
US BROADCAST Lifetime Entertainment Television
FOREIGN DIST. Randwell Distribution