Acclaimed Czech director Ivan Passer delivers a mystery about a hotshot lawyer on the hunt for the truth in "The Wishing Tree" (1999). Academy Award nominee Alfre Woodard returns home to rural Georgia to mourn the loss of her mother. Things do notgo as planned when shebecomes caught up in facts surrounding a local myth. Determined to find answers, she delves into her past and uncovers some surprising information. Things are never how they appear in this gripping thriller. Blair Underwood co-stars.