Almost You

Synopsis: Alex and Erica Boyer's marriage is in a crisis: job and wife bore Alex. When Erica has an accident that has her staying in a wheel chair for some time, it changes their life: Alex meets Erica's young therapy assistant Lisa and gets the idea that she'd be the end of his boredom and he could start over with her. However Lisa's boyfriend feels what's going on and isn't idle.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Director(s): Adam Brooks
Production: 20th Century Fox Film Corporation
  1 win & 1 nomination.
 
IMDB:
4.9
R
Year:
1985
96 min
12 Views


She'll be back in a few days.

Uh, what I was thinking of is,

maybe we should, uh...

I'm...

I'm sorry. I...

Are you all right? I...

I can't believe

I did that.

- Oh!

- I'm home!

What are you doing here?

I live here. Remember?

I know that.

I know. I know.

But, I mean,

your hip and your back...

Aren't you supposed

to still be in the hospital?

Nah, I decided

to blow that pop stand.

Well, you could have

told me that yesterday.

- Is that yours?

- Uh-huh.

- What's wrong with you?

- Nothing.

There was nothing I was doing

at the hospital at this point...

that I couldn't do at home,

so I figured...

What about your physical therapy

and all that?

They're sending

a nurse, okay?

Let's start this

over again.

Nicer, with feeling.

Okay. Now here's

how it goes.

I say,

"Hi, honey. I'm home. "

And you say, "Gosh,

it's good to see you!

I missed you!"

And I say, "I've been

in traction for three weeks...

and I am horny. "

- And you say...

- Great.

See, I always liked gimpy girls.

But I was really hoping

for an amputee.

- Ow!

- What?

I'm sorry.

It's my left leg.

It's okay. Let's try it again. Wait.

- Ow!

- Hey! All right.

When's this nurse coming?

I think we need her.

Don't remind me.

- Straight ahead.

- Thank you.

Mrs. Boyer?

Hello?

Mrs. Boyer?

Mrs. Boyer?

Hi, Mrs. Boyer. I'm Lisa Willoughby

from the Lazenby Agency.

The doorman said

I could let myself in.

My name's Erica.

God, you're so pretty.

Th-Thank you.

No, I mean...

All the nurses at the hospital

were old battle-axes.

How old are you?

Twenty-six.

I need to ask you some questions

before we start.

Right down to business, huh?

- I noticed all your pictures

when I came in. - Mm.

That's my husband

Alex's parents.

They're both dead.

They died in a car crash when he was a kid.

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Adam Brooks

Adam Brooks (born September 3, 1956) is a Canadian film director, screenwriter, and actor.[ more…

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