A Simple Twist of Fate is a 1994 American comedy-drama film directed by Gillies MacKinnon. The screenplay by Steve Martin is loosely based on the 1861 novel Silas Marner by George Eliot. When high school music teacher Michael McCann discovers his wife is pregnant by another man, the couple divorce and Michael retreats into a life of solitude as a maker of finely crafted furniture in rural Virginia. Five years later, he lives in a small town, his only companion a valuable collection of gold coins. But his heart is set to be hurt again when Danny Newland, the unsavory younger brother of...
|Directed by:||Gillies MacKinnon|
|Producer:||Ric Kidney, Steve Martin, Karen Snow|
|Music by:||Cliff Eidelman|
|Screenplay by:||Steve Martin, George Eliot|
|Adapted from:||Silas Marner|