When unwelcomed visitors arrive, Inman fights to keep Sara and her baby out of harm's way. In this scene: Inman (Jude Law), Sara (Natalie Portman)
At the dawn of the Civil War, the men of Cold Mountain, North Carolina, rush to join the Confederate army. Ada has vowed to wait for Inman, but as the war drags on and letters go unanswered, she must find the will to survive while desperately struggling to hold onto her family's farm. Inman's long journey home takes him through the crumbling confederacy, as he meets people of all walks of life who both aid and hinder his mission.
Sister Aloysius Beauvier, the rigid and fear-inspiring principal of the Saint Nicholas Church School, suffers an extreme dislike for the progressive and popular parish priest, Father Flynn. Looking for wrongdoing in every corner, Sister Aloysius believes she's uncovered the ultimate sin when she hears Father Flynn has taken a special interest in a troubled boy. Without a shred of proof or evidence except her moral certainty, Sister Aloysius begins a crusade to both unearth the truth and expunge Flynn from the school, igniting a battle that threatens to tear apart the Church and school with devastating consequences. Starring, in alphabetical order: Amy Adams, Carrie Preston, Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Viola Davis