Touchy Feely

Synopsis: A massage therapist is unable to do her job when stricken with a mysterious and sudden aversion to bodily contact. Meanwhile, her uptight brother's floundering dental practice receives new life when clients seek out his healing touch.
Genre: Drama
Director(s): Lynn Shelton
Production: Magnolia Pictures
  1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
89 min

- Are you sure?

- Yeah.

You look wan.

- Wan?

- Mm-hmm.

Are you sleeping?

You've got bags.

- You're all puffy.

- Yeah, I'm sleeping.

I think he looks okay.

I should have Bronwyn

make an elixir for him.


I have a friend who makes

these incredible energy tonics

that stimulate everything...

your liver, your gallbladder,

your kidneys...

I don't think that elixirs

are Dad's thing.

Well, maybe not...

What does it taste like?

- It tastes like sh*t.

- Garbage.

But so good for you.

Cleansing, healing.

Bronwyn's amazing.

She did Reiki on me last month.

It was incredible.

- Right?

- Mm-hmm.

You should get Reiki done.

Paul, you would love Reiki.

- Mm-hmm.

What's Reiki?

What... what is it?

It's energy work, essentially.

- Energy work.

Helps you release emotional blockages

and clear out pathways

and just makes you feel

awesome in general.


Paul, how's the practice doing?

- Great.



Business is booming?

Yeah, we're trucking along and...

Good, awesome.

How's the apartment search going?

- Did...

- Good.

- It's...

- You found something?

Not yet, but I have a few leads.

You have to be out by the first.

I know, I know, I know.

Well, why don't you

just move in with me?

I mean, you're at my house

every night.

- Well, it's not every night.

- Just about every night.

I mean, rent's really high

right now, you know.

I mean, it just makes sense.


you could move in here until...

you find a place that's suitable.

There's plenty of room.

The door is always open to you.

Thank you, brother.

That is a very generous offer, Paul.

- Um...

- Thank you.

I mean, it makes sense, right?

That's what I'm saying.

- Right?

- Yeah.

I mean, you're going

to regret it, though,

because I'm a complete

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Lynn Shelton

Lynn Shelton (born 1965) is an American director known for writing, directing, and producing such films as Humpday and Your Sister's Sister. more…

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