Eden 1998

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Eden ★★ 1998 (R)

Frustrated, Multiple Sclerosis-afflicted housewife Helen (Going) deals with the physical and emotional limitations of her life with dreams of astral projection. Husband Bill (Walsh) is a prep school teacher who doesn't want her to work even though she reaches one of his problem students (Flanery) more effectively than he can. First-time director Goldberg won a Sundance competition for his screenplay, but can't quite deliver on its promise. A tight budget and too many unanswered questions keep this one on the intriguing but ultimately disappointing level. 106m/C VHS, DVD . Joanna Going, Dylan Walsh, Sean Patrick Flanery; D: Howard Goldberg; W: Howard Goldberg; C: Hubert Taczanowski; M: Brad Fiedel.