The Waterdance (1992)

The_Waterdance_(1992_Film_Poster)By Scott Goldfine

Eric Stoltz stars as a novelist, who following a hiking accident, becomes paralyzed from the waist down in this autobiographical drama from writer/co-director Neal Jimenez. Stoltz’s character wrestles with his physical and mental predicament while trying to hold onto his girlfriend.

Wesley Snipes and especially William Forsythe add terrific supporting roles to this charming, affecting film. Also stars Helen Hunt. Rated R.

GRADE: A-

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