East of the Mountains
Based on the best-selling novel by David Guterson When retired heart surgeon Ben Givens learns that he has terminal cancer, he takes his beloved dog back to his boyhood home in Eastern Washington, determined to end his life on his own terms. Ben’s journey, though, takes an unexpected turn, and soon becomes an adventure against which he pits himself with characteristic stoicism, wit, and determination.
Rights: Worldwide, excl. North America, China
Director: S.J. Chiro
Writers: David Guterson (Snow Falling on Cedars), Thane Swigart (novel)
Cast: Tom Skerritt (Contact, Steel Magnolias), Mira Sorvino (Oscar: Mighty Aphrodite, The Replacement Killers), Annie Gonzalez (Vida, Gentefied)