The rules for the Cider House were written long ago, but not until Homer Wells (Toby Maguire) comes to work at the orchard in the 1940's do the illiterate apple pickers of the run-down residence hear what the rules are.
Rod Gustafson has worked in various media industries since 1977. He founded Parent Previews in 1993, and today continues to write and broadcast the reviews in newspapers, on radio and (of course) on the Internet. His efforts also include writing and researching media in all its forms and observing how it effects society and culture. He and his wife Donna have four children.