In a rural New York community — where peace and beauty are an illusions — two families make sense of the tragedies they face.

Premiere Date
September 1, 1998
60 minutes
Funding Initiative
Open Call

Diana Frank

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The Film

In this rural New York community, peace and beauty are only an illusion. Two families hauntingly reveal the good and awful truths of their lives, as they try to make sense of the stress, strain, and tragedies they face. Cayutaville is a place people would assume embodies traditional truths and values — but in actual fact it aches with the complexities of today.