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?
The two restaurants used in the movie, the Milk Bottle Cafe and Furgusen's, were heavily damaged in a fire on September 25, 2011. Ferguson's Café was a total loss but The Milk Bottle, one of two such Spokane, WA icons, survived. Both The Milk Bottle (May) and Ferguson's Café (July) reopened in 2012. Ferguson's still features the counter where Sam danced the rolls. 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
[looking at Joon's ear
Kirk Douglas... Van Gogh... ear.
Spoofed in My Baby's Daddy
I'M GONNA BE (500 MILES)
Written by Charlie Reid
(as Charles Reid) and Craig Reid
Performed by The Proclaimers
Courtesy of EMI Records Group/Chrysalis Records
by arrangement with CEMA Special Markets See more