How About You...

Synopsis: HOW ABOUT YOU tells the story of Ellie, a young woman left in charge of the residential home run by her older sister, over the Christmas period. Whilst most of the residents have left to spend the festive period with their families, four residents, known as 'the hardcore' remain. Their behavior is so terrible that the home faces closure as potential new residents are put off by their appalling antics.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Director(s): Anthony Byrne
Production: Strand Releasing
 
IMDB:
6.9
Metacritic:
50
Rotten Tomatoes:
64%
NOT RATED
Year:
2007
87 min
6 Views

[ ]

I Like New York

In June

How About You?

I Like A Gershwin Tune

How About You?

Oh, I Love A Fireside

When A Storm Is Due

I Like Potato Chips

Moonlight

And Motor Trips

How About You?

[ Sigh ]

I'm Mad

About Good Books

Can't Get My Fill

And Mr. Kennedy's

Looks

Give Me A Thrill

Holding Hands

In The Movie Show

When All

The Lights Are Low

May Not Be New

But I Like It

How About You?

I Like New Jersey

In June

How About You?

And I Love Me

A Bernstein Tune

How About You?

I Love A Tv Set

When A Storm Is Due

You Know, I Like

My Fish 'n' Chips

Rock 'n' Roll

And Filter Tips

How About You?

I'm Nuts

About Good Cooks

Can Never

Get My Fill

And Mrs. Darin's Looks

Kind Of Give

Me A Thrill

Holding Hands

In The Movie Show

All The Way

In The Last Row

May Not Be New

But I Like It,

How About You?

[ ]

[ Rattling ]

Donkeys On

The Lawn. Shit!

That's It!

I Don't

Want To Go.

They're Trying

To Get Rid Of Us Before They Arrived.

Woman:

A Few Of The Residents

Are Just Leaving

On A Day Excursion

But, Um, Come On Through

To The Sitting Room.

We'll Get You

Comfortable,

And I Can Explain

All About Life Here At Woodlane.

I'm Not Going.

I Am Not Going.

Actually, She's

Just Trying To Get Rid Of Us.

Heather, Hazel...

She's Just Trying To Get Rid Of Us.

Let Me Tell You

Something About This Bloody Place.

Are You

Looking Forward To Your Day Out?

No!

I'm Not Going, And You Can't Make Me.

We're Not

Going, Anyway.

If She's Not Going,

I'm Not Going.

Do Those Two Hags

Never Stop Whining?

Shall We All Come

Through To The Fire,

And Settle

Down, Yes?

By The Way,

Someone Went Into My Room

And Left The

Toilet Seat Up

While I Was

At Breakfast.

Woman:

Hazel, Why Would Anyone Do Anything Like That?

So That People

Would Think I Had Men In.

Man:

[ Giggling ]

Men In Your Room.

That'll Be The Day.

Heather,

Wait For Me!

They Practically

Ran Out Of The Place.

Man:
[ On Speaker Phone ]

Oh No! You'll Have To Advertise Again.

You Do Realise That

In The Last Six Months,

You've Lost Two Nurses,

Six Carers,

And Three Residents

Because Those Four Obnoxious Old...

Two Residents.

Mrs. Holland Died Of

A Massive Heart Attack.

Yeah, Well I'm Sure

They Caused It.

Look, As

Your Accountant,

I've Said It Before

And I'll Say It Again,

Get Rid Of Them.

Got To Call You Back.

What's All This?

Well How About,

"Hi, Ellie, How's It Going?"

You Should

Have Rung. What...

Woman:

It Cost A Fortune To Send You To College.

Now You Want To

Work As A Skivvy?

A Hygiene

Technician.

And It's

Temporary.

It Won't Work.

It Never Works.

I Haven't Seen

You For What...

A Year? And

After 10 Minutes,

I Don't Think

I Want To See You For Another Year.

Oh, Come On, Kate.

It Looks Like

You Could Do With Some Help.

I Heard The Staff

Are Leaving Here

Quicker Than

The Residents.

Mum Told Me.

So, You Two Are

Speaking Again, Then?

Well, Not Really.

I Ring Home, She Talks

About You, Or Herself.

Mostly About You.

I Don't Figure

Largely In The Conversations.

It Would Be Good

For Both Of Us.

Ellie, You're Not

Doing This For Me.

So What's

Really Going On?

Some Friends Are

Planning This Round The World Trip,

And I Really Want

To Go With Them, Kate.

How Many Times Are

You Going To Go Around The World?

Look, I Figured If You

Just Paid Me In Cash...

I Suppose You Want

To Live Here As Well?

Well, You've

Plenty Of Room.

I Gave Up My Flat

So I Wouldn't Have To Waste Money On Rent.

It's The Only Way

I'd Have Enough Money To Go With Them

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