The Substitute Wife

When Amy Hightower, a strong-willed frontier wife, finds out she has only two months to live, she tries to find her husband a new wife to help take care of their farm and their four kids. But locating a single woman in 1869 Nebraska proves to be a difficult task. Eventually, Amy must settle on the only person willing to marry her husband -- a prostitute named Pearl who's trying to change her life. Although Martin is at first skeptical about his wife's plan, he gradually starts changing his mind. Meanwhile, Amy and Pearl form an unusual friendship. Stars: Farrah Fawcett, Peter Weller and Lea Thompson. Western 1hr 32min. Release Date: January 01, 1994