Two women forge a unique bond steeped in tragedy in this uplifting, emotional film. Hilary Swank stars as an interior designer who takes her little boy on an extended trip to Africa; Brenda Blethyn is an English housewife whose own son heads to Africa as a volunteer. When malaria strikes, the lives of these two women are changed forever, uniting them on an epic journey.

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Ratings and Reviews

3.8 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

56% TOMATOMETER

Critics Consensus: Hilary Swank and Brenda Blethyn deliver moving performances in this well-intentioned drama, but rote storytelling and a shallow depiction of Africa diminishes its impact.

Information

Studio
HBO FILMS Presents A WTTV WORKING TITLE TELEVISION Production In association with THE BBC AND NBCUNIVERSAL
Genre
Drama
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Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions (CC) refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.

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