Richard Attenborough directs this adaptation of William Nichoson's play based on the true story of the love affair between C.S. Lewis and American Joy Gresham. Oxford don and acclaimed novelist (The Narnia Chronicles) C.S. Lewis (Anthony Hopkins) lives a quiet and reflective existence with his brother in a remote cottage outside the university town. However, his life is turned upside down when he strikes up a friendship with free-spirited American Joy (Debra Winger). The couple begin to fall in love, and they are drawn even closer after Joy is diagnosed with bone cancer.