House of Cards (1993)
starring Kathleen Turner, Tommy Lee Jones, Asha Menina (her film debut and one of only two movies she's made), Shiloh Strong, Esther Rolle, Park Overall, Michael Horse
IMDb synopsis: When Ruth Matthews' husband is killed in a fall at an archaeological dig, her daughter, Sally, handles her father's death in a very odd manner. As Sally's condition worsens, Ruth takes her to see Jake, an expert in childhood autism. Jake attempts to bring Sally out of her mental disarray through traditional therapy methods, but Ruth takes a different route. She risks her own sanity by attempting to enter her daughter's mind and make sense of the seemingly bizarre things that Sally does, including building a wondrous house of cards.
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