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 (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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?
Benny's character was originally scripted to be a New York psychiatrist. See more
Joon's medical records list her address as Water Street, but later on her Medical Alert Card shows that she lives on Cedar Street. See more
Thanks for the couch. Um... Mike made me sleep under the sink.
References Lust for Life
PUSHIN' FORWARD BACK
Written by Chris Cornell
(as Christopher J. Cornell), Stone Gossard
, Jeff Ament
Performed by Temple of the Dog
Courtesy of A&M Records, Inc. See more