Based on the novel by Perri Klass, about a seemingly successful
doctor in a large city hospital and mother of a bright, young
son. She is deeply involved with her patients, often terminally
ill children, but her love for her family and her work pulls
her apart and threatens a nervous breakdown.
As she struggles to answer to the demands of her work for
"other women's children," she neglects her own child
and her marriage begins to fall apart.
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