Pictures of Hollis Woods

Why We're Feeln It

Based on the Newberry Award-winning book, Sissy Spacek was nominated for a Golden Globe for this story that deals with some hard truths, but in a hopeful way.


Twelve-year-old Hollis Woods has been in more foster homes than she cares to remember. She begins to think her luck is finally changing when placed with Josie Cahill, a retired teacher who shares her passion for art. But when Josie begins exhibiting signs of Alzheimer's Disease, Hollis fears her days with Josie may be numbered.

Starring: Sissy Spacek, Alfre Woodard, Jodelle Ferland

Directed by : Tony Bill


Drama / Holiday / Movies



Run Time

1 hr 36 min


United States


Josie Cahill: Sissy Spacek

Edna Reilly: Alfre Woodard

Hollis Woods: Jodelle Ferland


Directed by: Tony Bill

Written by: Ann Peacock, Daniel Petrie Jr. & Camille Thomasson

Based on the Novel by: Patrica Reilly Giff

Produced by: Dan Paulson

Executive Producer: Brent Shields