Small town waitress Eve Stuckley is stuck. She has spent years pining for testosterone saturate local hunk Jeff Sweeney and yearns to escape from the Hog-Chow Diner she runs. Just when Eve finally decides to pursue her man, drop dead gorgeous Linda Avery blows into town on the hottest day of the year. The heat wave is nothing in comparison with the heat that's on as Jeff and Eve's dimwitted brother Chuck decide to face off for Linda's affections. It's a priceless contest: Linda wants Eve. Eve's confidante Alma Kerns is a sexpert trained by mortician beau Red Bishop. She encourages Eve to use Linda's interest in her to win Jeff's affection but the situation becomes even more complicated when Linda advises Jeff she prefers Eve. Now determined to "save" Eve, the narcissistically injured Jeff elicits Chuck's aid but Chuck, thinking it's part of the game, refuses to believe him. Ultimately, Jeff and Linda square off over Eve's future. Determined to anchor his position, Jeff "marks his ... Written by
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Premiering at the Vancouver International Film Festival under the Canadian Images Program. See more
Throughout the movie it can be seen that it takes place in Canada: Canadian beer, Blue Jays poster in the background at the bar, British Columbia license plates on the cars and yet when the money is found in the decorative pig on top of the diner, the money is American. See more
You know, I always knew that I didn't have everything that you wanted, but I thought that I just might have everything that you needed.
References The Oprah Winfrey Show
Written by Rose Ranger
& Craig Zurba
Performed by Rose Ranger
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