The Memory Keeper's Daughter

Running Time: 120 mins.
Genre: Adaptation, Drama


When a woman is caught in the middle of a snowstorm and goes into labor, her husband must help her deliver twins with the aid of a nurse. When the baby girl is born with down syndrome, the husband decides to send the baby to a mental institution with the nurse; and tell his wife the baby died. For the next 25 years, the secret destroys the marriage and tears the family apart. The son who lived, must deal with his parents' troubled relationship while he also yearns for the sister he never knew. Meanwhile, the nurse decided to raise the baby herself, and is struggling to make ends meet as a single mother to a disabled child.