PG | | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A repressed, middle-aged divorced U.S. Greek meets a young singer through a dating service and becomes smitten.
The role of Sheila Shea was originally written for Sandy Dennis. Paul Dooley was seriously allergic to cats though, and when cat-lover Dennis would come to the script readings with up to five cats at a time, he was briefly hospitalized. The role was then offered to Shelley Duvall, who turned it down. As a result, 'Allan Nichols' re-wrote the role of Sheila Shea from an Earth Mother type to the young singer/groupie played by Marta Heflin. Both stars had appeared in the director's previous film, "A Wedding."
You've got to stay in bed for a while. Do you want somme pain killers?
Sheila Shea: Yes.
Alex Theodopoulos: No!
ER doctor: Some doctors don't like to give out painkillers, but when you've seen as much pain as I have, it makes you want to kill it.
ER doctor: I don't think you two should be kissing while I'm...