Aurora Borealis is a 2005 romantic drama film directed by James C.E. Burke and starring Joshua Jackson, Donald Sutherland, Juliette Lewis, and Louise Fletcher. Duncan (Joshua Jackson) is an unemployed youth, trying to cope with the death of his father ten years ago. The film is set in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Duncan's grandparents, Ronald (Donald Sutherland) and Ruth (Louise Fletcher) move into an apartment with a very nice view. Ron claims that he has seen the Northern Lights aka Aurora Borealis from the balcony. Ron is fast deteriorating with Alzheimer's disease. Kate (Juliette Lewis) is the home assistant of Ron and Ruth.