Take a journey of mystery, passion and self-discovery with Academy Award winning actress Kim Basinger. After sending her daughter off to school, Jessie (Basinger) finds herself feeling alone and restless in her 20-year marriage. When she receives a disturbing phone call, she embarks on a journey to her childhood home on a beautiful island to deal with the shocking behavior of her mentally unstable mother. While delving into her family's secretive past, Jessie meets and finds herself undeniably attracted to a Benedictine monk. This struggle with temptation, combined with the unearthing of her own history, leads Jessie to undergo a spiritual, artistic and erotic awakening-all of which help her discover her true self and what she wants out of life. The Mermaid Chair is based on the bestseller by Sue Monk Kidd.