Director/co-star Chazz Palminteri's ensemble drama tracks a group of New Yorkers whose lives collide one Christmas Eve. As a loveless book editor caring for her ailing mother, an abused woman and her fiance, an obsessed diner owner, and a lonely twentysomething search for miracles to solve their problems, they rediscover the power of hope. With Susan Sarandon, Penelope Cruz, Paul Walker, Alan Arkin, and an uncredited Robin Williams. 102 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; audio commentary; featurette; interviews.