Falling from Grace is a 1992 drama film, produced by Little B and distributed by Columbia Pictures. Rock singer John Mellencamp makes his acting and directorial debut in this story by Lonesome Dove author, Larry McMurtry. The story contains many similarities to Mellencamp's real life. It is Mellencamp's sole directing credit.
Bud Parks is a country music star whose meanderings and philandering has thrown his life into turmoil. He returns to his native Indiana to try and reestablish a normal life. Instead, he takes up with an old lover (Lenz), ignoring his loving wife (Hemingway), and duplicating the lifestyle of his womanizing father (Akins).