Hello I Must Be Going

Synopsis: Following the break-up with and imminent divorce from her entertainment lawyer husband David, thirty-something Amy moves back in with her upper middle class parents Ruth and Stan Minsky in Westport, Connecticut. David asked for the divorce following an affair he had with who Amy considered a friend. Knowledge of the affair and David asking for the divorce came out of left field for Amy, who thought she had the perfect marriage. In her surprise and shock about David, she left David basically with the clothes on her back, and has not asked for anything in the divorce settlement. Three months later, she is still in a depressed state, not leaving the house and not knowing what to do with her life. She has no real job experience, has only a liberal arts degree, and abandoned her Master's degree studies in Photography to marry David. She believes her parents have mixed feelings about her return. Although they have both welcomed her back, she believes Ruth is critical not so much about what s
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director(s): Todd Louiso
Production: Oscilloscope Pictures
  1 win & 2 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
95 min

Which boxes?

Those are-

Those are my photos, my negatives.

Okay, well, that's because it

used to be my closet, David, so-

What do you need the closet space

for anyway? Is she moving in there?


Amy, are you up?

It's almost noon.

So I ordered these big Wanguni lips-

the sculptor-

three months ago for the new room.

It's a glass sculpture by Bob Wanguni.

These giant lips-

He's known for his lips, Wanguni.

So today I get a call- it's gonna take

another 10 weeks for them to get here.


So we're having a dinner...

for a possible client and his wife.


They're staying here for the summer,

with their son.

- Mmm.

- And, um...

I'm not saying you-you can't come.

- What are you not saying?

- Well, I'm not not saying anything.

I'm saying, of course, you can come.

You're living here.

- I'm staying here.

- Well, at some point...

I don't know what the difference is, hmm?

Look, honey, I need you to...

shape up a little.

- What?

- I need you to get something nice to wear.

Oh, Mom, I'm-

Look, I have offered

to take you shopping many times.

I cannot have you walking around at

this dinner party in the same shabby T-shirt.

Come on.

I need you to make an effort.

I just don't really feel like

going shopping right now.

Do you think that Daddy

feels like wining and dining...

some New York lawyer at his age?

I'm just kind of having

a hard time at the moment, Mom.

I know.

Look, I-l talked to Phyllis Nagel.

You know jennifer.

Jennifer's really having a hard time too.

Her new, uh- second novel...

is being published by some dinky press.

She's very distraught.

So she's taking something for it.


antidepressant or something.

Just to help her with the difficult transition.

Amy, you haven't left

the house in three months.

It's so good to see you

out of the house, Amy.

Caley is gonna be so excited.

She insisted that you come.

- Hmm.

- Did she?

Oh, Aims, I-l ran into, um...

Monica Cohen,jessica's mom.

She told me that Jessica

is taking a yoga teacher training.

I thought that might be something

you could do.

- Huh?

- I don't even take yoga, Mom.

Well, you could try.

You know, uh, Noah and Missy...

are gonna want you to babysit for them.

- Pull over.

- What?

- Oh, God.

- Oh, God.

- Hi.

- Hey. Get a bucket.

- Huh?

- Some water, ammonia, some rags.

Oh, God. It's awful.

Where's Amy?

It's totally genetic.

Noah always gets carsick when I drive.

Hear about this big client

we're trying to get, Amy?

I told her she has to get something

to wear for the dinner.

She knows, Mom. She's done

a thousand of these things for David.

- Noah.

- What? What, I can't even say his name?


- Oh, there she is!

- Hi.

Ooh, I'm gonna get you.

I'm gonna get you, get you, get you.

- Don't get me, Granny!

- I'm gonna get you!

Amy, seriously.

You gotta snap out of this thing for the party.

Look, if the office gets this client,

Dad gets to retire.

He's gotta retire, Amy.

I am suffocating.

Just get something nice to wear, okay?

Something to wear.

- Hey, Amy.

- Hey, Gary.

Your mom said to tell you

that she took the Infinity to work out.


- Can I help you?

- Oh. Yeah.

I just need a new T-shirt.

We've got some new

super soft Pima cottons in today.

Okay. Thanks.



- Can you just take the shirt off?

- Sure. I'm-

Yeah. Okay. Okay. I'm sorry.

I mean-

I'm not stealing it.

Hey, Karen.

It's Amy Minsky.

Oh. We, um, went to

West Farms together.

I took the yearbook pictures of

the soccer team when you were cocaptain.

Oh, yeah.

Did you have glasses then?

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