March 23, 2007
In Reign Over Me, two former college roommates find each other in a chance encounter that helps both men get through their respective problems. Alan Johnson is a successful man with a good job, a devoted wife, and loving children. He is living the American dream, except that he finds balancing his work life and his family life to be overwhelming. Alan's former roommate, Charlie Fineman, isn't doing as well. In a tragic sequence of events, he has lost his family and quit his job. He has pulled inside himself and avoids people. As the story unfolds, Alan dedicates himself to helping Charlie overcome his battles, their old friendship rekindled.