After Billy's parents are killed he moves home to care for his little brother Johnny, who is mentally challenged. Together the two struggle through the loss of their parents. Meanwhile, ... See full summary »
After Billy's parents are killed he moves home to care for his little brother Johnny, who is mentally challenged. Together the two struggle through the loss of their parents. Meanwhile, Billy's best friend from childhood, Dean, has moved back to town having been injured from the war in Iraq. Over time, Billy's childhood feelings toward Dean resurface, feelings that he fears may end their friendship if discovered. Both men discover hidden secrets that will change their lives forever. These three people must come together to rebuild friendships and family in a time where everything in their world seems unsure. Written by
This is one of those films that make you feel it might have been best suited for daytime television. Unfortunately, this film could probably not be shown on daytime television just yet. The film deals honestly with a developing longtime friendship between Billy & Dean; and it is as sweet as a movie can be. However, what comes next in every scene is all too predictable; and all the characters are just a little too emotional every minute of every day. Life just isn't like that. Even those of us who are emotional most of the time try to hide it now and then. You grow to love every one of these characters and want to hold them near. However, in the end, they just don't seem real.
It's a well intentioned film, probably about making the best of bad situations. However, I just can't recommend buying it. Certainly it's worth the hour and a half viewing investment when you are in the mood to feel good about your fellow man ... every minute while watching the film.
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