William Hurt (Blake)Nigel Hawthorne (Kim)Miranda Richardson (Dinah)Irène Jacob (Cela)Ewan Stewart (Kinzel)Gregg Henry (Billy)Ron Livingston (Sheldon Buckle)Jefferson Mays (Garne Strickland)Jim Metzler (Pacxy Barragan)Carmine Giovinazzo (Young Billy)Thomas Patrick Kelly (Young Blake)Mack Harrell (Homer Dix)Lisette Bross (B.C. Dix)F. Joseph Schulte (Senator Jack Moorehead)Peggy Freisen (Gigi Moorehead)F.X. Feeney (Rusty)Gildart Jackson (Thad Cottrell IV)Tommy Perna (Chigger)
Blake Pellarin is on the campaign trail to become Governor of the state of Missouri. During his stop in St. Louis, a chance encounter brings his past roaring back to haunt him. Will the truth ruin his chances to be elected, or will he land the "Big Brass Ring"?