Petra and Matthias are a bad marriage. He works as a janitor at the school of anatomy. Petra has a bitter and uncompromising character, so that their discussions with Matthias are constant, but she is careful not to ever lift his voice. He, however, does not care who tell and shouts without hesitation. The neighbors, who are some gossips are at the end of the street everything that happens in the house of Petra and Matthias.
Babe is a little pig who doesn't quite know his place in the world. With a bunch of odd friends, like Ferdinand the duck who thinks he is a rooster and Fly the dog he calls mom, Babe realizes that he has the makings to become the greatest sheep pig of all time, and Farmer Hogget knows it.
Furious that her late father only willed her his gloomy-looking mansion rather than his millions, Carrigan Crittenden is ready to burn the place to the ground when she discovers a map to a treasure hidden in the house.
In one of her best-ever roles, Julia Roberts is Grace, whose reaction to the infidelities of Eddie (Dennis Quaid) turns the lives and loves of the people around her into something like falling dominoes.