The Prince of Tides (1991)

Film details


When his troubled sister Savannah attempts suicide, Southerner Tom Wingo goes to New York at the behest of her psychiatrist Susan Lowenstein to help find the key to Savannah's psychological torments. There, under the guidance of Lowenstein, Wingo gradually comes to terms with the family's tortured history and the dark secret that his family has attempted to forget. In the process, the pair fall for each other and Lowenstein finds the strength to face her own problems.

Cast & Credits

Latest from the BFI

  • Latest from the BFI

    Latest news, features and opinion.

More information

Films, TV and people

  • Films, TV and people

    Film lists and highlights from BFI Player.

More information

Sight & Sound magazine

  • Sight & Sound magazine

    Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine.

More information

Back to the top