Greta Scacchi, plays a lonely spinster Julia Parchant living on her own on a secluded farm in the mid-west of the USA. Unable to keep the farm by herself she hires a drifter Caleb Tucker, played by actor Bill Sage as her handyman in return for food and lodging. As Christmas approaches the relationship between the two blossoms with surprising and unexpected turn. Written by
Two lost souls cross paths with an unexpected turn
Did You Know?
Screenwriter Tom Beach
was cruising the Internet and found a screenplay competition whose entry deadline was the following day. He wrote a single draft of "The Handyman" that afternoon, mailing it the same day. That draft was the winning entry. See more