The Benefactor

Synopsis: A philanthropist meddles in the lives of newly-married couples in an attempt to relive his past.
Genre: Drama
Director(s): Andrew Renzi
Production: Treehouse Pictures
  1 win & 2 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
93 min

All I see are bedrooms

and nurses stations here.

Yeah, well, it's a hospital.

It's a children's hospital!

It needs color.

Come on.

Are we partners?

Yeah. Are we par...

We are partners.

I understand,

and I get the whole thing.

Your job is to cure these kids, my

job's to make them feel better.

We need animal stickers

on the windows.

We need sailboats

hanging from the ceiling.

We need fun things...

He's right.

For once.

Don't encourage him.

Thank you. Thank you.

I'm gonna make you

my first board member.

No thank you.

I don't wanna sit on a board.

But thank you. Fine.


Bobby? Hmm?

You are the newest member of the

hospital board. Congratulations.


Congratulations. Mmm-hmm.

You know, you're starting

a new life.

You don't wanna take too

much from the old one.

Says the guy with no

baggage whatsoever.

Yeah, I guess I've kept it

pretty streamlined. Haven't I?

I'm gonna miss you, kid.

You need me, you call me, okay?

Okay. You got it.

Hey, get your own daughter.

I don't need a daughter.

I have a poodle.

Well... Hey, hey, hey.

Uh-oh, uh-oh.

I'm starving.

Hey, hey, not in the car.

I'm serious.

Maybe I should just move in.

You are not moving in. Best

years of our lives, right...

It's like... it's like

college all over again.

But no Poodles,

no responsibility...

Since when was she

your responsibility?

You guys would be lost

without me. You know it.

Oh, really? I don't know.

Yes, let's be honest.

Maybe not.

I'm just happy. I'm just happy

I got my friends back.

Full time, Bobby.

Hey... hey.


- Yes.

- Hi, Franny?

Is that you? Is this Franny?

I'm sorry, who... Who is this?

It's me, Olivia.

Hello? Uh...

What's this about?

It's Poodles. Is it...

Poodles, come on.

A poodle?


No, I'm sorry, you

have the wrong number.

No, I don't know anything about...

Will you stop.

You fall for that every time.

Don't you?


Poo... I can't believe this.

It's really you. Yes.

Holy sh*t! Did I wake you?

No, wake me? No, of course not.

I'm awake.

I was doing some work.

Yeah... so... So...

So, what's going on?

I just got married.

You what? And I want to

move back to Philly.

You wanna come home.

I know, exactly.

No, he didn't... He didn't

want me to ask you.

He's... he's really sweet,

you're gonna love him.

No, it wasn't a big deal.

It was just a stupid argument

with this department chair.

Wow, Franny, that's...

That's amazing.


Talk to you soon. Bye.

You didn't have to tell

him all that, did you?

Oh, it's just Franny.

He doesn't care.

Wait, when was the last

time you even saw this guy?

This guy?

Well, I haven't even

met him, have I?

So, what did he say?


Well, he said, "yeah."

He said, "yeah"?

What does that mean?

He said, "yes,

it shouldn't be a problem."

What, for a job

or an interview?

I think he just got you a job.

Holy sh*t, can he...

Can he even do that?

There's very little

that man can't do.



Morning, Fran.


You know, I'm getting really tired

of these northern exposures, Jesse.

Oh, do you want me to move you

to a suite on the other side?

It's not a problem.

No, no, no, no.

Why don't we just... We'll put

it back the way it was before.

I'm expecting guests.


She's coming. Poodles is coming.

Yeah, it's good.


So, does this mean... Does this

mean we're moving to Philly?

Yeah, I guess so.

And you're sure

you wanna do that?

It was my idea, wasn't it?

I like this one.

I like the red one.

I'm going with the red.

I'm feeling younger.

I'm feeling so young and fresh.

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