Five years after the death of her beloved husband Garrett (Ed Harris), Nikki (Annette Bening) meets Tom, a man who looks exactly like her deceased husband. Not only does Tom possess the same physical characteristics, but he also shares Garrett's kindness, humour, and passion for art Suddenly, a flood of old feelings rush back to Nikki: she's met the love of her life. Again. As romance blossoms between Nikki and Tom, she can't bring herself to tell him the truth about what drew her to him. But as their relationship progresses, it becomes not a question of if the truth will come out, but when.