Witherspoon continued to keep good company in this sophomore effort, even if it was a made-for-TV movie. Wildflower gave the young actress the chance to work with Diane Keaton (who was directing), and Patricia Arquette and Beau Bridges co-starred.
Arquette had the showiest role, as a partially deaf girl abused by a detestable stepfather, but as a rare friend, Ellie, Witherspoon was able to demonstrate her sensitivity.
Smart Blonde? Her morals are straight down the line