Novalee Nation has to grow up in a hurry when she's left pregnant and abandoned by her boyfriend and takes refuge in the friendly aisles of Wal-Mart.
Natalie Portman, Ashley Judd, Stockard Channing, Joan Cusack, Sally Field, James Frain, Dylan Bruno, Keith David, Ray Prewitt, Laura House, Mary Ashleigh Green, Kinna McInroe, Richard Jones, Linda Wakeman, David Alvarado, Mark Voges, Todd Lowe, Margaret Hoard, Rodger Boyce, Gabriel Folse
Billie Letts, Lowell Ganz
Novalee Nation is a 15-year-old Tennessee transient who has to grow up in a hurry when she's left pregnant and abandoned by her boyfriend on a roadside in Sequoyah, Okla., and takes refuge in the friendly aisles of Wal-Mart. In short order, some eccentric, kindly strangers "adopt" Novalee and her infant daughter, helping them buck the odds and build a new life.