The “Lord of the Tides” film is a drama about the complexity of choice and responsibility for decisions made.
Tom Wingo is in an apathetic state, because whatever he does, it only gets worse. Wingo is a typical southerner, an inconspicuous football coach and an exemplary family man, but in his heart Tom has raging serious passions that do not give him peace.
Relationship with his wife do not go well, taking care of his daughters, it seems, is not able to reanimate the marriage. There is no understanding with the mother, and my sister once again tries to lay hands on herself. Wanting to help her, Tom comes to a meeting with psychiatrist Susan Lowenstein. During the reception, the doctor asks to tell some details of the past, which the hero over the years tried to forget. Their communication goes beyond professional and spills over into a tumultuous romance, in which both find salvation and temporary shelter from pressing problems.
But periodic meetings and the euphoria of falling in love is not a full life. Tom has to accept the challenge of fate and make the final choice between the past and the present ...