A lawyer (Holm), haunted by the fear of losing a daughter to drugs, comes to a Canadian town where 20 children have died in a school bus accident. He wants the parents to sue to make those at fault pay. Told partly in flashbacks dramatizing the days leading up to the accident, this insightful story also follows the lawyer from family to family as he coaxes them to join the lawsuit. Only one teen (Polley) has survived, but she is paralysed. Her important testimony is motivated by a troubled relationship with her father. A complex and haunting tale of loss and forgiveness that is sure to touch viewers and make them think. This film won eight Genie Awards and was nominated for two Oscars.