Synopsis: The "black sheep" son of a wealthy family meets a young psychiatric patient who's been raised in isolation her entire life. He takes the naive young woman home for his brother's wedding to convince his family that he's finally straightened out his life. She impresses the family with her genuine, if unstable charm. Along the way they fall into an improbable love
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director(s): Andrew Fleming
Production: Roadside Attractions
  1 nomination.
Rotten Tomatoes:
90 min


One hand washes the other

one eye open when I sleep

one thing leads to another

one's sleeping six feet deep

two faces in the mirror

The two rights

erase the wrong

two choices,

which one's clearer?

What way do I run?

- Hey!

- Hey.

Um, listen.

I'm gonna take off.

Do you mind, uh...

do you mind locking the door

on... on your way out?

You aren't gonna buy me

breakfast, are you?


Uh... No.

I played cards

with the devil

I made a bet with a ghost

I made sure they'll never

find the cure

for a crooked soul

I played cards

with the devil

I made a bet with a ghost

I made sure they'll never

find the cure

for a crooked soul

Unh-unh. Unh-unh.


You are officially banned

after last night.

I mean, literally,

I can't even...

I can't even remember

last night.

You were up on stage.

- No.

- Yeah.

You gave a Russian guy

a lap dance,

- and he was not into it.

- What?

Like, really not into it.

I made sure they'll never

find the cure

for a crooked soul

I played cards

with the devil

I made a bet with a ghost

I made sure they'll never

find the cure

for a crooked soul

I see nothing

but black clouds

I'm in the eye of the storm

I been burning my tightrope

but I've got the beat

of the bones

in this town,

those dark waters

- Hey, how are you?

- Pretty good.

I will take a double

grey goose on the rocks, please.

What are you paying with?


There you go.

- Thank you.

- You're welcome.

- Hey.

- Hey!

Good. How you doing?

I'm good, Mr. Vincent.

Long time. How are you?

I gonna, uh... I was gonna

call you today.


Oh, I was hoping I'd find

37 grand in there for me.

Yeah, well, I-I do all

my banking online these days.

Listen, kid,

I just learned something

that kind of hurt my feelings.

Oh, yeah? What's that?

According to

a friend of mine down South,

your family has more money

than they know what to do with.

Well, my family and I,

we have parted ways.

That's why I borrow money

from you.

Card's declined.

Listen to me.

I know where you work.

I know where you live.

I know where you gamble away

money you don't have.

I know where you go

for probation.

I know the whole thing.

And if I don't have my money

by Friday 5:

I will find you and I will smash

your head wide open.

I have no problem doing that.

I made sure they'll never

find the cure

for a crooked soul


Mr. Wheeler

has continued to exhibit,

through a series of offenses...

D.U.I., resisting arrest,

criminal speeding, participation

in unlicensed gaming,

and now aggravated assault...

...That he is

combative, disruptive,

and has a general disregard for

simple rules and regulations.

He also seems incapable

of obeying the law.

Whoever wrote that just...

Just gets me.



So, that guy

and his thick-neck buddy

showed up again.

Said you weren't here.

All right. Thank you.

Hey, don't you have somebody

tied up in your basement

you need to go torture,

something like that?

Hey, man. You got no money

socked away? Nothing at all?

Does it look like I got

any money socked away, man?

What about your family?

Said your brother's getting

married next week, right?

- Yeah, I did. So what?

- So what?

So, get a tux

and fly to the party.

Everybody's happy and your old

man's checkbook's already open.


Listen, I think I can make it

to the wedding now.

Oh, that's great.

Oh, here.

Talk to your father.

Uh, no, mom.

Mom, I don't... mom!


Hey, dad.

Oh, Jay. How are you?

I-I-I'm well.

I-I-I-I'm well.

I've been following the, uh...

the merger talks in the news.

Looks promising.

Yeah, yeah.

How's the plan going out there?

Uh, I-it's going very well.

It's going amazing, actually.

I was telling mom

I got a new job.

It's an administration position

with one of the largest

psychiatric hospitals out here.

I-I've met someone, too,

and she's... she's beautiful.

She's just the greatest thing.

Mom would love her.

Does she take her clothes

off for a living?

No, she doesn't take her clothes

off for a living, dad.

No. She's a... she's a nurse.

You should bring her

to the wedding.

Bring her to the wedding?

Yeah, sure.

Uh... No, yeah, no.

She's not gonna be able

to get the time off work.

She's... she's a nut

with the work, this one.

Yeah, well, we both think

you should bring her.

Um... Okay, you know what?

We'll be there.

Tell mom we're gonna be there

and we'll be there, okay?



Woman over P.A.:

Would a med tech

please report

to physical therapy?

Mop guy, show us what you got.

Yeah, yeah, yeah.

My God, you look...

you look amazing today.

I wear this every day.


I mean, I don't know.

Today, it's like...

it's really working.

You're single, right?

Yes, I'm single.

Yeah, I'm single, too.

This is great.

You're single

because you're an a**hole.

Yeah, but an interesting

and fun a**hole.


I'm gonna cut right to it.

My brother's getting married

in new Orleans this weekend,

and I was kind of thinking

if you weren't busy or anything,

- you and me...

- You're serious.

What, is that a yes?

This is Daisy Kensington.

Thank you, Mr. Wheeler.


Okay, fellas. Break time.

I'm only here

because I refuse to vote.

I know.

Because I refuse

to use credit cards

or go on the Internet.

They know my record.

They know your record, too,

Mr. Wheeler,

if that's your real name.

They know everything about you.

I am off the grid, baby!

Just because I won't go

to websites,

just because I don't have

a cellphone,

I won't even look

at a television...

- that's why, that's why.

- You don't have to.

Come on. Sit down.

Sit down.

Mr. B.,

how's the Wildman today?

Yeah. She's nice.

Pretty women, Mr. B.

You remember pretty women?


Bertleman wants

to see you in his office.

Now, listen. I don't know

what frakel told you.

You're giving

alcohol and pornography

to my patients.

They're my friends.

They are,

variously, psychotic, catatonic,

manic, and delusional.

They are also my responsibility.

From this point forward,

you will have no contact

with these patients

except to mop the floor

beneath their feet.

Are we clear?

Yeah, we're clear.

Absolutely, yeah.

I'm fully aware

that if you lose this job,

you violate your probation.

If you let that happen,

you will find yourself downwind

from a category-5 sh*t storm.

- Can I...

- I'm done.



miss Daisy Kensington, right?

Miss Kensington,

do you know where you are?

It's okay.

This is a psychiatric hospital.

The police report says

that your mother passed away

and you left a note

for the mailman

asking him what you should do.

Miss Kensington,

are you aware of the time?

Do you know the day,

month, year?


I'm not exactly sure

what day it is.

It's okay.

Do you know why you're here?

I guess, uh...

...the voices.

We're gonna do some tests.

But I'm supposed to be sleeping.

I know. It won't take long.

Are you a doctor?

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