In a small town, an auto mechanic named Benny is devoted to taking care of his mentally ill sister, Joon, who can barely function alone in the real world despite being a talented artist. This relatively stable situation is shaken up when Benny is obliged in a poker game to welcome another player's relative, Sam, to his home for a few days. When Sam arrives, he quickly makes an impression with his quietly eccentric ways which emulate the antics of the great silent movie comedian, Buster Keaton. Without Benny's full knowledge, Sam and Joon find themselves drawn to each other to the fullest degree. However when Benny finds out, it creates a rift in the siblings as they struggle to accept their relationship is profoundly changing with the presence of this odd newcomer. Written by
Kenneth Chisholm (email@example.com)
A romance on the brink of reality.
Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG for theme, a scene of mild sensuality and one use of harsh language
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Did You Know?
The train featured in the opening sequence is operated by the Northern Pend Oreille Lions Club. Train rides are available from July through October in Ione, Washington. See more
While Sam is swinging back in forth in the hospital window, the window alters from open to closed in various shots. See more
Don't underestimate the mentally ill. We know how to count.
PINETOP'S BOOGIE WOOGIE
Written and Performed by Pinetop Perkins
(as Joe 'Pinetop' Perkins)
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