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Where The Heart Is
TitleWhere The Heart Is
Time120 mins
GenreComedy; Drama; Romance
DirectorMatt Williams
ActorAshley Judd as Lexie Coop; Natalie Portman as Novalee Nation; Stockard Channing as Thelma Husband; Joan Cusack as Ruth Meyers; James Frain as Forney Hull; Dylan Bruno as Willy Jack Pickens; Ray Prewitt as Tim; Laura House as Nicki; Sally Field as Mama Lil
RatingPG-13 (Parents Strongly Cautioned)
CinematographyRichard Greatrex
PlotNovalee Nation is a 17-year-old Tennessee transient who has to grow up in a hurry when she's left pregnant and abandoned by her boyfriend on a roadside in Sequoyah, Okla., and takes refuge in the friendly aisles of Wal-Mart. In short order, some eccentric, kindly strangers 'adopt' Novalee and her infant daughter, helping them buck the odds and build a new life.
ProducerSusan Cartsonis; Matt Williams
WriterLowell Ganz; Babaloo Mandel
SubtitlesEnglish; Spanish
Where The Heart Is