Tomas breaks up with Sara a short time after the tragic accident, then he briefly spirals into alcohol and drugs before ending up in hospital after a failed suicide attempt.
He tries to get together with Sara again but it doesn't work.
Tomas later marries Ann, an employee of his publishing house, adopting her daughter Mina.
Eleven years after the accident, a winner of the Giller Prize for his latest novel, Tomas receives a letter from now 16-year-old Christopher.
Their relationship is strained, as she wants marriage and children while he just wants to focus on his writing.
Tomas is driving home on a wintery rural road when a toboggan carrying brothers Christopher and Nicholas slides into the path of his vehicle, resulting in Nicholas' death but causing no physical damage to five-year-old Christopher.
The series centered on a live-in tutor for two spoiled heiresses in Palm Beach.David John Franco (born June 12, 1985) is an American film and television actor.He began his career with small roles in films such as Superbad (2007) and Charlie St. Following a starring role in the ninth season of the comedy series Scrubs, Franco had his film breakthrough as a supporting role in the buddy comedy film 21 Jump Street (2012).gives us a glimpse into the grim and heartbreaking tale making its North American premiere at TIFF next month.The Wim Wenders (Pina) directed film tells the story of writer Tomas (Franco) after a tragic accident sends his life and relationship with his girlfriend (Mc Adams) on a downward spiral.