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 deserts his unit and travels across the South, aiming to return to his young wife, Ada, 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, a mysterious drifter sent to help her by a kindly neighbor.
Awards: Won 1 Oscar, 20 wins & 101 nominations total
Worldwide Gross: $173,013,509
Release Date: 2003-12-24
Rotten Tomatoes: 70%