In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman (Jude Law) deserts his unit and travels across the South, aiming to return to his young wife, Ada (Nicole Kidman), who he left behind to tend their farm. As Inman makes his perilous journey home, Ada struggles to keep their home intact with the assistance of Ruby (Renée Zellweger), a mysterious drifter sent to help her by a kindly neighbor.
|Renée Zellweger||Ruby Thewes|
|Brendan Gleeson||Stobrod Thewes|
|Philip Hoffman||Reverend Veasey|
|Donald Sutherland||Reverend Monroe|
|Kathy Baker||Sally Swanger|
|James Gammon||Esco Swanger|
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