Lymelife


Lymelife

Darkly comic drama about unhappy families. Growing up as his parents grow apart, teenager Scott (Rory Culkin) yearns for more-than-friendship with neighbour and classmate Adrianna.


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Today alone, I got 17 phone calls from my local residents claiming they have Lyme disease.

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Well, frankly, up until a few years ago, until 1975,

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the medical community had no idea what Lyme disease even was.

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All we knew was that it caused psychiatric disturbances and severe neurological disorders.

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Even so, it seems that over the last four years this disease has become

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no less debilitating, especially here in the Tristate suburban area.

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I assure you that the medical community is very close

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-to developing a treatment for Lyme disease because we now know the source.

-The tick, right?

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Well, technically, the infection stems from the blood of the deer.

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The tick is just the transmitter.

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Well, in any case, what precautions should people be taking?

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OK, let's have them.

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Give me liberty or give me death.

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Hey, it's not funny. The last thing we need is for him to get sick.

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-He shouldn't even be next door in all those weeds without a tape.

-You need a haircut.

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Oh, sorry, Mick, all gone.

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Ticks I can handle, but, you, that's a different story.

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# You, you with a tick in your hair... #

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I'll be outside.

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Hey, don't go far.

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-You're paranoid.

-I'm sorry, Mick.

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I just... You know, I have this bad feeling in the pit of my stomach.

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It's a tradition.

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Besides, you know I haven't been able to spend a lot of time with him lately.

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Yeah, well, he's not the only one. We don't actually kill anything.

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I even started using blanks like you asked me to.

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-Listen, Mick, it's just dangerous now, OK? Look at Charlie.

-Charlie?

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I wouldn't be surprised if we found out this whole thing was psychosomatic.

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OK, let's just forget about the whole thing,

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but I'm not going to be the one that lets him down.

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What are you doing? Still with that stupid quarter trick?

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No.

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You know, they say no matter where you are on Long Island, you can always hear the train.

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Can't get far enough away.

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Yeah, I heard that.

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No, you didn't. I just told you.

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TRAIN APPROACHES

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You.

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Fucking guy.

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So do you... What are you doing Friday? Satur...

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What are you... I'm busy Friday.

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You know you want this.

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Don't lie.

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Don't lie to me.

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You're something special.

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Yeah, you are.

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Scott, breakfast.

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Uh, coming.

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GUNSHOT

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-Hey, hold on!

-Who's there?

-I'm coming. Don't shoot.

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Oh, wow.

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Nice shot, Mr Bragg.

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I told you not to come around here. That could have been your head.

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I thought you were the best shot in your union.

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Doesn't matter.

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Accidents happen. Don't you understand that? Here.

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Yeah, that's a good shot.

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Yeah, I couldn't go this year on the hunting trip, but

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-how did you do?

-I don't know.

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My mum wouldn't let us go.

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Well, that's a fucking shame. It was abundant, I heard.

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Deer as far as you could see.

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-Mmm-hmm.

-Yeah?

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Yeah, I still have quite a bit left over from two years ago, you know?

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And I cured it myself.

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-Oh, really?

-Mmm-hmm.

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-You want to see it?

-Uh, see what?

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There it is.

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You got your shank, your hocks, shoulder.

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Those are ribs, really good ribs.

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And that right there, that's the ass.

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-The what?

-The ass.

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Do you really eat that?

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Well, yeah. That's the best part.

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-You like ass?

-Yes! Oh, yeah. Here.

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Tell you what. There you go.

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Yeah, I just don't want it to go bad in the locker.

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You're turning down a piece of ass?

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Well, I mean, I share a locker with someone and I don't know if they'd want

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a piece of ass in the locker, you know?

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-Hey, Scotty.

-Hi.

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You taking this to school with you today?

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-Oh! Oh, yeah, I...

-Yeah.

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Why don't you go find Adrianna?

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Nice suit.

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Yeah, my mum made me wear it.

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Your mum still makes you wear things?

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I wouldn't go broadcasting that if I were you.

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The sweater looks nice.

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This suit, though, is kind of...

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Just doesn't

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-fit me the way...

-You know what? I'm going to be late.

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Let's talk about it in the car, OK?

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Well, no, I called a cab. It's all right.

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Why, especially now, are we wasting money on cabs when I

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have a flexible enough job to drive you to the station and pick you up?

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Because I don't want to put you out, all right? I have all these interviews all over the city.

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-Every day you have an interview.

-Melissa, listen.

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This thing, it's kicked my ass. You know that.

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Something good is going to happen.

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I promise. Really.

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OK.

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-You look nice.

-Don't forget to take your pills.

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You have a nice day.

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DOOR CLOSES

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BELL RINGS

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Ever since he got sick, he spends more time with the stupid dead deer than he does with us.

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It's humiliating.

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Well, maybe because he doesn't have a job or whatever, it's, you know, it's his way of making up for it.

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You know, like,

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he hunts for food or whatever.

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That's a very interesting observation and all, but no. I don't think so.

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I mean, it's not like you guys are The Munsters or anything.

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I, uh... I got to go. I'll see you later.

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It's the American Dream, Mr Patel, right here on Long Island.

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Uh, in all honesty, Mr Patel, we've had a lot of interest, but, as they say, no cigar.

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I told your wife, if you're the first house built you have your pick of exposures.

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The sun does rise in the east, yes.

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Where does it rise in India, Mr Patel?

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What's the matter?

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It's just been a rough couple weeks.

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You don't want to hear my sob story.

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-Well, look, we're friends first, right?

-I'm sorry.

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I'm just a little emotional.

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I understand.

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Charlie's...

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Charlie is not the guy that I married.

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Well, we all change somewhat, no?

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Yeah, I know, but, God, why me?

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I mean, a bus, a robbery, an accident, but Lyme disease?

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Hey, look, you're not the one who has Lyme disease, right?

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Smile.

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OK.

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-Next.

-Enjoy yourself now, dickweed.

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TODD BLOWS A RASPBERRY

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-Fartlett.

-OK, look at the birdie.

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-Look at me.

-I will fucking destroy you there, blue eyes.

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Today, I'm going to shove a telephone pole so far up your bung...

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Come on. Give me a smile.

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CAMERA WHIRS

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HE BLOWS A RASPBERRY

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-I think Blaze Salado is into me.

-Whatever.

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Well, what do you think I should do?

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I mean, he's so mint. But I don't know.

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His real name isn't Blaze. It's something really dorky like Barry.

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TODD BLOWS A RASPBERRY

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TODD LAUGHS

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-Hey, Fartlett. We need to talk.

-We do?

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Yeah. Unless you're too scared.

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-No, I'm not scared.

-Get over here, you little dick.

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-Nice suit, Fartlett.

-What do you want?

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I see your nigger rich daddy driving all over town in his Porsche and I want some money for my own, OK?

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Todd, what the fuck?

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Let him go. You're such an animal.

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20 every Friday.

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Oh, you're a motherfucker. Get the fuck over here.

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Get the fuck over here.

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Fuck over here.

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Add 20, ass wipe.

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Asshole loser.

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Slutty whore.

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Scott, are you OK?

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-Do you want me to call your mum or something?

-No, I'm fine.

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Well, how are you gonna get home?

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Jesus, just get the fuck out of here.

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Well, I'm just saying I can call your mum if you want.

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She can bring you an ice pack or some Yoo-hoo or something.

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What the fuck is wrong with you?

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Just go.

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Fine.

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HE SOBS

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I missed the fricking bus.

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This is the best birthday present I could possibly get.

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But in your letter, you said that you wouldn't be here till next week.

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-I mean, I've got it, look, right here.

-It's OK. Ma, I know.

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I know. I got out a week early. I just forgot to call is all, OK?

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OK, you know, I just I...

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You know me, I like to be prepared. You know, I wouldn't have made that.

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Oh, honey, you look so thin, you know?

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Like you got rickets in your bones. I mean, what do they feed you there?

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Um, pretty much this kind of stuff.

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Oh, God almighty.

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I'm sorry. No, it's great. I love it. It's great.

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Thank you. Mmm, before I left, my commanding officer

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told me I might be activated because of the Falklands, so, basically, I'm here till told otherwise.

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Ooh, the Balkan Islands.

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-I saw that on TV.

-Balkan? Falkland. OK.

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Hello?

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Hi, honey. Hi. (Guess who.)

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Yeah, where is the little shit?

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R2D2, is that really you?

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Jim!

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-Hey, Jim.

-Hey. Oh, you got big.

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No, no, no, OK, you know, I mean, uh, mature. Like, uh...

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Like a little lady.

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Yeah, you look good, too.

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Ah, yes, yeah, thank you.

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Basic training is a real bitch, but, you know, it really whips you into shape.

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-I thought you were coming next week.

-Like, 1,000 sit-ups a day.

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-CO's a real hardass.

-Oh, really? Wow.

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I take your compliment well. Hmm?

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-I thought you were coming next week.

-Yeah, well, I'm early.

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What's this?

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-What are you gonna do?

-Stay here.

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# Oh, lord, I'm walking down the line

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# Walking down the line... #

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-You want to get the fuck out here? What the fuck?

-Fucking...

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What the fuck? Get off me.

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Get the fuck off me.

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Never again. Do you understand me? I'll fucking kill you!

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-Jimmy, stop.

-You're fucking dead!

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All right, enough, Jimmy.

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Argh.

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Shit.

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HE SOBS

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So, you learned all that in the army?

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To fight? No, they teach you how to kill there.

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-With your hands?

-Hands, guns, knives, grenades, whatever.

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So, did you have to register them as lethal weapons?

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What, my hands?

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I think the army does that for you.

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Fucking A. That's cool, Jim. So, you had to control yourself.

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Like, your instincts.

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-That's awesome.

-Oh, but about your eye...

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Oh, yeah. No, I'll tell mum I was playing dodgeball or something.

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-Good man. Does it hurt?

-Oh!

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-I'm sorry about that.

-Dick.

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Oh!

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You all right?

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Fucking asshole. So lucky you got Jimmy today, because if that shit was me...

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Call me Fartlett? Yeah, that's cool. Call me Fartlett. Whatever.

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You know, whatever, but you know what they say.

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You hit a guy like this.

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Boom, dead. Wah, wah, wah! Bah.

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Molly Molloy,

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born in Dubuque, Iowa.

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Has a dog named Stella and feeds it red meat only.

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Adrianna Bragg,

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15, now in the 11th grade, Syosset High,

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no dog.

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Scotty, it's my birthday. Come down and eat already.

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Happy birthday.

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Oh, my God!

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I'll bet I make the cover of Architectural Digest.

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And it's yours?

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No, I bought it for the rag heads up the block that just hit the lotto.

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Yes, it's mine. It's ours.

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Here, let me show you.

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This is going be the laundry room right here. This is the kitchen.

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I put in one of those centre islands that we talked about.

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You're going to love it. It's beautiful. Scott, this is going to be your room.

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Wow, looks like the Millennium Falcon.

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-Yeah, Mick, it's very modern.

-Yeah, it's modern.

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It's ultra modern. I used the best architect on the island.

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-Really? Is there still time to, I don't know, maybe take the edge off somehow?

-Take the edge off?

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-You're kidding, right?

-No.

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You meant Millennium Falcon in a good way?

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Yeah, definitely.

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Check this out. This is where the sunroom is going to be with the eastern exposure.

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Get that morning light that we talked about. Beautiful.

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The windows are double paned, plate glass, slightly tinted.

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They cost a fortune, but they are beautiful.

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Yeah, but wouldn't it just be cheaper if we built a sunroom on our house?

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We don't have the acreage on our property.

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We could build a tennis court here.

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We don't have any tennis players in our family.

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Maybe you could learn.

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We could put a tennis court in now if I wanted to learn, Mickey.

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Well, yeah, we could put in an above ground pool, too, but we might as well be back in Queens.

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-It wouldn't be such a bad thing, would it?

-To be back in Queens?

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-Yeah.

-Come on, Mum. Don't argue. It's your birthday.

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We'll be inside.

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You could have at least warned me.

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I mean, a decision like this you make without asking me, moving our family?

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It's next door. We're not moving. We're upgrading, you know?

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In with the new,

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out with the old.

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What is it with Queens?

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She's like Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz.

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It's different there. She had her neighbours around to complain to.

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-Takes her mind off the problems.

-What problems?

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She doesn't have any problems.

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-You sound like Dad.

-I do?

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They don't even fuck any more.

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What? How the fuck do you know that?

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-You know the rubbers under Dad's bed we used to use as water balloons?

-Eww! Yeah.

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They haven't been there in over a year.

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OK, well, first of all, that's sick to even think about.

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And, second, she's coming, so shut the fuck up.

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I found them in the McWendell well.

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What if they have parents who will be worried if they don't come home?

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-Yeah, if frogs worry, I guess.

-What do you think would happen if I didn't come home?

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-They'd look for you.

-Who?

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I don't know.

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Maybe they'd send Blaze Saladfuck.

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I'm kidding.

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Really, I'm... You know, I'm sorry he never asked you out.

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It was weird seeing you get your ass kicked.

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Well, he's bigger than me.

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Wasn't a fair fight.

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Yeah, but, I don't know...

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I felt like you were, like, my little brother or something.

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Really?

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-Your brother?

-Yeah.

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Yeah, I better go.

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What? No, come on. I'm kidding.

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I was joking.

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I didn't mean it in a bad way.

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-No, I was just kidding.

-I'm not mad.

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God, you're being such a...

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No, you're supposed to smother it with something.

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-Then you can pull it out.

-Shut up.

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Can you just shut up and let me do this?

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What is wrong with you?

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-Is it a bad one, Dad?

-Yeah.

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What do you mean, a bad one?

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Deer tick.

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Oh, my God. Oh, my God.

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Yeah.

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Well, where did it happen?

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Outside or in the house or...

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I don't know.

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-It's filled with blood.

-Oh, my God.

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-Scotty, I'm so...

-How are you feeling? You feeling OK?

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I'm so sorry.

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-Yeah, I'm fine.

-He'll probably have to get a...

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What?

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Blood transfusion.

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I'm kidding. It's not a bad one.

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HE LAUGHS

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That's not funny. That's not funny.

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Whoo.

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Charlie, why don't you take him home, OK?

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Stop scratching. Let me see.

0:20:570:21:00

-It's not a bad one, all right?

-Would you take him home?

0:21:000:21:05

Come on, come on. Let's go.

0:21:050:21:07

Lighten up.

0:21:070:21:09

Look at it through here.

0:21:090:21:11

Lovely.

0:21:110:21:14

-OK, OK, don't...

-It's not funny.

0:21:140:21:16

I'm just kidding. You're hurting my arms, Jesus.

0:21:160:21:19

-RADIO:

-Cotton Bowl, a young Joe Montana, absolutely unbelievable.

0:21:190:21:23

He fell ill...

0:21:230:21:25

All right.

0:21:270:21:30

What? What is it?

0:21:320:21:33

-What does it feel like?

-What does this feel...

0:21:350:21:37

This feels like just a perpetual acid trip is what this feels like.

0:21:370:21:41

What are you laughing at? I'm kidding.

0:21:410:21:43

You don't know what an acid trip is.

0:21:430:21:46

Hey, do you know what an acid trip is?

0:21:460:21:49

-No, I have no fucking idea.

-Good. Good.

0:21:490:21:51

No, it changes. I mean, sometimes, it feels like

0:21:530:21:58

the flu and other times it's worse, like...

0:21:580:22:00

..you know, my head's on fire, kind of. Yeah.

0:22:020:22:05

Hey, you

0:22:060:22:08

probably don't want to tell your mum about the tick.

0:22:080:22:11

-Right? No tick?

-Right, no tick.

0:22:110:22:13

-No tick?

-No, no tick.

0:22:130:22:15

-Brenda. Hi.

-Oh, Melissa!

-Hi!

0:22:170:22:20

How are you? How's your new house?

0:22:200:22:22

Oh, it's coming quickly.

0:22:220:22:24

Yeah, I'm very happy with it.

0:22:240:22:26

So, I'm seeing you today, right?

0:22:260:22:28

Oh, why would you be?

0:22:280:22:32

Well, Mickey said that the boys were coming out to the site. I just...

0:22:320:22:34

-Well, I figured you were coming along with them.

-Right.

0:22:340:22:39

Yeah, God, well, it's Thanksgiving, though.

0:22:390:22:42

Aren't... Are you working today?

0:22:420:22:44

Indians, you know?

0:22:440:22:45

They have different holidays than us.

0:22:450:22:47

Hey, how's Scott doing? I'm sorry.

0:22:500:22:53

I was going to call you.

0:22:530:22:54

-I'm sorry, what do you mean?

-He didn't tell you about the tick?

0:22:560:22:58

Stop picking.

0:23:010:23:04

Mum, this is ridiculous.

0:23:050:23:07

Do you have any idea how sick you could have gotten?

0:23:070:23:09

-Do you?

-I just look like a total dingus.

0:23:110:23:15

-Did he call?

-Did who call?

0:23:150:23:18

-Dad.

-No.

0:23:180:23:19

Are you mad?

0:23:250:23:27

-Just don't start lying to me Scott, OK?

-No, I didn't lie.

0:23:280:23:32

You didn't ask me anything.

0:23:320:23:34

You should have told me, Scotty.

0:23:350:23:37

Just tell me next time, OK? That's it.

0:23:370:23:41

Maybe you should have had a girl.

0:23:410:23:43

They tell their mothers everything.

0:23:430:23:45

Well, maybe you should have asked God for a mother who doesn't care about her children.

0:23:450:23:50

Look, just don't argue with me right now, OK? I'm sorry. I'm very tired.

0:23:500:23:54

PHONE RINGS

0:23:540:23:59

Hello.

0:23:590:24:01

Yeah, they're both here.

0:24:020:24:04

Jimmy's asleep.

0:24:040:24:05

Look, was there any reason I wasn't informed of this little field trip?

0:24:070:24:11

Yeah, um, you know what?

0:24:150:24:18

I don't want to hear it, and I don't have time anyway.

0:24:180:24:22

Dinner's at four sharp.

0:24:220:24:24

Go wake your brother.

0:24:310:24:33

The idea is to presell off the model, as many as I can, then borrow from the bank to build. This is

0:24:350:24:40

Scott Street, and this is James.

0:24:400:24:43

Nobody calls me James any more.

0:24:430:24:45

Had I known, Jim, I would have named you, you know, Boardwalk,

0:24:450:24:48

-Park Place, Lexington, Madison.

-Why don't we just move here?

0:24:480:24:53

Well, this is affordable housing for people making 20,000, 30,000 a year.

0:24:530:24:57

-That's not us any more.

-Well, how much do you make?

0:24:570:24:59

That's a bad habit, Scott, asking people how much money they make.

0:24:590:25:03

Your dad, it's OK. But by this time next year, we will officially be millionaires.

0:25:030:25:08

And you can quit that army shit, make some real dough, right?

0:25:090:25:14

Da dada dada dada dada dada dada dadah da.

0:25:150:25:19

Dada dada dada dada dada dada dadah.

0:25:190:25:23

-What problems do they have?

-I'll tell you when you're of age, all right?

0:25:280:25:32

Trust me. Oh, shit.

0:25:320:25:35

Oh, this is embarrassing.

0:25:380:25:40

Hi, guys.

0:25:420:25:43

Man.

0:25:430:25:45

# Weatherwise, it's such a lovely day... #

0:25:470:25:51

SMOKE ALARM BEEPS

0:25:510:25:53

# Just say the words and we'll beat the birds

0:25:530:25:56

# Down to Acapulco Bay... #

0:25:560:25:59

Oh, my God! Oh! Ah.

0:25:590:26:02

Gosh. Oh!

0:26:050:26:08

I'm sorry. I must have fallen asleep up there.

0:26:080:26:11

-How is it? Is it...

-Uh, sad to say, this bird has seen better days. Ow!

0:26:110:26:16

Oh, I...

0:26:160:26:18

Where's your father?

0:26:210:26:23

# Heaven.. #

0:26:250:26:26

Oh, God, what a waste.

0:26:260:26:28

Ah, well, at least we have each other, right?

0:26:280:26:30

Yeah?

0:26:300:26:32

SHE LAUGHS

0:26:320:26:34

Oh, I'm sorry.

0:26:350:26:38

Dad's site is awesome.

0:26:400:26:43

-How nice.

-Yeah, it's huge.

0:26:430:26:46

Like, the size of six football fields tied together.

0:26:460:26:49

Wow. Yeah, it's supposed to be like a modern day Levittown.

0:26:490:26:53

You should go out there.

0:26:530:26:55

Really, it's amazing.

0:26:550:26:58

Dad said by this time next year we'll be millionaires.

0:26:580:27:01

More money, more problems.

0:27:010:27:04

-Jimmy, do you remember how we used to lay out on our roof in Queens, remember?

-Oh, yeah, yeah.

0:27:060:27:10

And what's his name, the old nut next door. What's the name?

0:27:100:27:14

-Oh, gee! Um, Veltry.

-Veltry, right.

0:27:140:27:17

-Oh, yeah, he'd just sit in his window for hours, lurking, like...

-Exactly! Like that, with that face.

0:27:170:27:21

SHE LAUGHS

0:27:210:27:23

Did you burn any turkeys back then, Dorothy?

0:27:230:27:27

Dorothy?

0:27:270:27:30

You said Dorothy, right? What did you mean by that?

0:27:300:27:34

Because all you have to do is click your heels together and you're back in Queens.

0:27:340:27:38

Aah.

0:27:470:27:49

On that note!

0:27:490:27:51

Anybody up for a hot game of Monopoly?

0:27:540:27:57

-Yeah.

-Good, because I am.

0:27:570:27:59

SHE LAUGHS

0:27:590:28:00

Shit. Shit. I'm...

0:28:040:28:07

God damn it, I'm...

0:28:070:28:08

All right.

0:28:080:28:10

Sometimes I just feel so stupid, you know?

0:28:160:28:19

It's OK, Mum.

0:28:210:28:22

-Hi, Dad.

-Hi.

0:28:520:28:53

What do you think?

0:28:550:28:56

Um, nice shoes.

0:28:590:29:01

-Could you zip this up for me?

-Uh, sure.

0:29:010:29:05

Sweetie, don't you think you're going to be kind of cold with all the back exposed like that?

0:29:070:29:13

Dad! Dad, come on, It's fine. I have a jacket. And it's a church party.

0:29:130:29:17

The strap thing, the pink?

0:29:170:29:19

-You can see it.

-Dad, since when did you become such a square?

0:29:190:29:22

But do you know that you can see it?

0:29:220:29:24

Yeah, yeah, it's part of the dress.

0:29:240:29:26

-That's what they're... That's the look?

-That's what the girls are wearing these days.

-OK.

0:29:260:29:29

All right. Are you sure you're not going to come to the church party?

0:29:290:29:31

No, I have a lot of irons in the fire.

0:29:310:29:34

-Are you sure?

-Yeah, I'm sure.

0:29:340:29:36

Have a great time, OK?

0:29:360:29:39

I will. Love you. Bye.

0:29:390:29:41

-I love you.

-Lights look great.

0:29:410:29:43

Yeah, they're going to be beautiful all over the house.

0:29:430:29:46

Our Father, who art in Heaven, hallowed be Thy name.

0:29:520:29:55

Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done on Earth as it is done in Heaven.

0:29:550:30:01

And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil,

0:30:010:30:05

and deliver us, lord, from all evil, and grant us peace this day.

0:30:050:30:09

-Peace be with you.

-And also with you.

0:30:120:30:16

And now let's offer one another a gesture of peace today.

0:30:160:30:18

-Peace be with you.

-And also with you.

0:30:180:30:20

Peace be with you, honey.

0:30:260:30:27

# Thy shall never love another....

0:30:360:30:42

Thy shall never love another

0:30:420:30:43

# And stand by me all the while

0:30:450:30:49

And stand by me all the while

0:30:490:30:51

# Take happiness with the heartaches

0:30:530:30:58

Take happiness with the heartaches...

0:30:580:31:01

What's up, Mr Saturday Night Fever?

0:31:010:31:03

Merry Christmas.

0:31:030:31:05

Do you like?

0:31:060:31:09

-Not bad.

-Not bad?

0:31:090:31:11

Come on. It's better than not bad.

0:31:110:31:13

Yeah, I guess.

0:31:130:31:15

Turn around. Let me see.

0:31:150:31:17

This is kind of beat, huh?

0:31:200:31:22

It's a church.

0:31:220:31:24

Sneak a bottle of red and meet me in the confessionals.

0:31:260:31:28

Thou should always have faith in me

0:31:300:31:34

# In everything I say and do

0:31:340:31:38

In everything I say and do...

0:31:380:31:40

Bless me, father, for I have blah, blah, blah.

0:31:400:31:43

Did you bring the wine?

0:31:430:31:45

I said red, not white.

0:31:450:31:48

Well, couldn't exactly be choosy.

0:31:480:31:50

You've never drank, have you?

0:31:550:31:57

Oh, well, yeah.

0:31:570:31:59

We're in a confessional, Scott.

0:31:590:32:01

You can't just blatantly lie.

0:32:010:32:03

You have to tell me the truth, no matter what I ask you.

0:32:050:32:08

Ask me something.

0:32:120:32:14

Um, have you ever thought of me

0:32:190:32:22

as more than just like a brother?

0:32:220:32:24

OK, enough truth. Let's play dare. It'll be more fun.

0:32:260:32:29

Dare isn't part of a confession.

0:32:290:32:31

Well, neither is drinking.

0:32:310:32:34

Fine, I'll dare you something first.

0:32:370:32:39

I dare you...

0:32:390:32:41

I dare you to close your eyes.

0:32:430:32:45

OK, open.

0:32:520:32:54

What do you think?

0:32:560:32:57

Nice.

0:33:010:33:04

I said, "look", perv.

0:33:080:33:10

I hate to ask, Mickey, and you know how Charlie is about favours, but I just can't live with it.

0:33:130:33:19

Oh, no, no, no, no, no. I just wish you'd said something sooner.

0:33:190:33:22

I'll get a couple of guys over here right away.

0:33:220:33:23

Oh, you don't need to do that.

0:33:230:33:25

I mean, well, you could take it out of my commissions.

0:33:250:33:29

Oh, are you kidding me? Please.

0:33:290:33:30

You deserve it. Just tell Charlie it's a bonus.

0:33:300:33:33

I can give you a bonus, right?

0:33:330:33:36

Don't worry. Charlie's in the city late tonight.

0:33:440:33:47

This here is wrong.

0:33:560:33:59

I know.

0:34:000:34:02

SHE PANTS AND MOANS

0:34:020:34:07

Mickey. Oh, Mickey.

0:34:420:34:44

Mum?

0:34:440:34:47

Dad?

0:34:470:34:50

OK, we're cool.

0:34:580:34:59

You have to inhale, like like your mum just caught you doing something really bad.

0:35:070:35:11

Watch, like this.

0:35:110:35:14

Mummy's coming.

0:35:140:35:15

Mummy's coming!

0:35:210:35:23

HE COUGHS AND SPLUTTERS

0:35:230:35:26

Holy shit!

0:35:260:35:28

-You're cute.

-I am?

0:35:280:35:30

I mean,

0:35:300:35:32

I know.

0:35:320:35:35

If you were, like, three years older, we could go out, because I only go out with older boys.

0:35:350:35:40

They're more mature.

0:35:400:35:42

Some of them even have moustaches.

0:35:420:35:45

-Shit.

-Oh, you like moustaches?

0:35:450:35:48

You got a long way to go.

0:35:480:35:49

Well, I mean, my dad doesn't really have one. He's the one I take after.

0:35:510:35:56

Your dad doesn't need one to attract the ladies.

0:35:560:35:59

What do you mean?

0:35:590:36:01

Let me put it this way. I wouldn't be so hip to taking after him so much if I were you.

0:36:010:36:07

-That's all.

-Well, why the fuck not?

0:36:070:36:10

I'm just saying, like...

0:36:100:36:11

OK, the last person I want to end up like is my mother.

0:36:110:36:15

I mean, the both of them are

0:36:150:36:17

just so... I don't know, phony or something.

0:36:170:36:20

Phony? Have you been reading that book about the kid who runs away from private school?

0:36:200:36:26

Actually, yeah. Yeah, yeah, I have.

0:36:260:36:28

Well, you know, it turns out the only one who's phony is...

0:36:280:36:32

Are you stoned?

0:36:350:36:37

-You look stoned.

-No.

0:36:370:36:39

-Are you feeling it?

-You make me...

0:36:390:36:41

Turns out that the only one who's phony is, you know, fucking what's his name.

0:36:430:36:47

Uh, the... the... The kid who tells the story.

0:36:490:36:53

Fucking Caulfield.

0:36:550:36:57

So?

0:36:570:36:59

So?

0:36:590:37:01

Anyways, as I was saying, older boys,

0:37:010:37:04

they can take a hint. You know, they don't have to do much guessing.

0:37:060:37:08

Like, for example, when a girl's wearing mistletoe in her hair, pretty much means one thing.

0:37:080:37:15

Oh, wow, yeah.

0:37:150:37:17

That's beautiful.

0:37:170:37:18

I think mummy's really coming.

0:37:260:37:28

Hey. What happened?

0:37:310:37:34

I thought you guys were going to the church party.

0:37:340:37:36

Yeah, yeah, it was beat.

0:37:360:37:39

What's that smell?

0:37:390:37:42

-Is that...

-Oh, yeah, I was just showing her this trick.

0:37:420:37:45

Scotty, don't do that!

0:37:450:37:48

You're going to burn down the house.

0:37:480:37:50

MAN COUGHS

0:37:500:37:53

That's your dad.

0:37:530:37:55

My dad's here?

0:37:550:37:56

Yeah. Yeah, he's helping, um... He's going to help us with the sunroom.

0:37:560:38:00

Hey. How you guys doing?

0:38:010:38:04

You staying out of trouble?

0:38:040:38:06

Yeah, how are you, Mr Bartlett?

0:38:060:38:08

I'm pretty good.

0:38:080:38:09

Nice shirt there, big guy.

0:38:110:38:13

Yeah.

0:38:130:38:15

We should, um, get back.

0:38:160:38:18

Uh, yeah, to the, uh...

0:38:180:38:21

To the... To the site. We got some late customers.

0:38:210:38:24

So, I'll see you back at the house.

0:38:240:38:27

Be good.

0:38:270:38:29

Bye.

0:38:290:38:32

Holy shit. Do you think he knew?

0:38:320:38:34

Scott, erm...

0:38:360:38:37

Your dad's fucking my mum.

0:38:400:38:42

I mean, come on, fixing the sunroom in the basement?

0:38:430:38:46

He is not.

0:38:480:38:50

Is too.

0:38:500:38:52

Oh, man. I feel... I feel...

0:38:520:38:54

# The bells of St Mary's

0:39:020:39:07

# I hear they are calling... #

0:39:070:39:15

Oh, holy shit.

0:39:430:39:44

Oh, holy fucking shit.

0:39:560:40:00

-TV:

-...seized the American embassy in Tehran. They took many hostages.

0:40:000:40:05

You have a rough night last night, kiddo?

0:40:110:40:13

-Are you sure you want to go to school? You feel OK?

-Uh huh.

0:40:130:40:17

Well, come here and eat something.

0:40:170:40:19

Oh, no, I'm fine. The bus. I'm late.

0:40:190:40:21

You should put something in your stomach. I'll take you. Come on. Sit down.

0:40:210:40:24

You know, that's OK. I'm OK.

0:40:240:40:27

Everything's great. I'll see you guys later.

0:40:270:40:29

Hold on.

0:40:290:40:31

Your brother's leaving on Tuesday...

0:40:310:40:33

Tuesday now.

0:40:330:40:35

Come on, guys, cheer up.

0:40:360:40:38

Oh, don't mind us. Go... Yeah, have a good time. Go ahead.

0:40:380:40:41

But what could be better than hanging here with Doom and Gloom?

0:40:410:40:46

Look, just promise me you won't be a hero.

0:40:460:40:49

You can always hide out somewhere safe and just wait till it's over.

0:40:490:40:52

-It's not World War II.

-Yeah, it's the Falkland Islands.

0:40:520:40:55

Probably won't even be a single shot fired.

0:40:550:40:57

But if there is, Jimmy's on the front line, first to go in.

0:40:570:41:00

Dick! No, that's bull. Come on, Scotty. That's bullshit.

0:41:000:41:03

-No, is he really joking?

-He just told me.

0:41:030:41:05

He just told me about the big scary Spanish guys.

0:41:050:41:08

Fuckhead. So full of shit.

0:41:080:41:10

They just activated me because...

0:41:100:41:12

They're mobilizing the troops. Have them sitting on

0:41:120:41:15

aircraft carriers, smoking cigarettes, probably.

0:41:150:41:17

-Yeah, probably.

-Yeah?

-Hopefully.

0:41:170:41:19

HE GURGLES

0:41:210:41:23

Some turnout, huh?

0:41:230:41:25

-Yeah.

-Mr Popular all of a sudden.

0:41:250:41:27

-Mm-hmm.

-Yeah, you should slow down.

0:41:270:41:30

You should speed up. You want to dance with me?

0:41:300:41:35

Come on,

0:41:350:41:37

live a little.

0:41:370:41:39

-OK.

-Come on.

0:41:390:41:41

# When you wear your bellbottom pants

0:41:450:41:48

# I just stand there in a trance

0:41:480:41:50

# I can't move your inner groove... #

0:41:500:41:53

No, hey! No, shit bag. Too young for that.

0:41:570:42:00

-Tastes like piss anyway.

-It is piss.

0:42:000:42:02

Shut up, dick.

0:42:020:42:04

Wow! The hero, huh?

0:42:100:42:13

Ah, not quite yet.

0:42:130:42:15

-Adrianna, will you go get me my drink?

-Sure.

0:42:150:42:18

Are you really that sick, bringing her here?

0:42:230:42:25

She's my mom, Scott. I can't not let her do things.

0:42:250:42:28

-A Long Island Iced Tea, please.

-Don't you mean an iced tea without the Long Island part?

-It's for my mom.

0:42:290:42:35

-Can I dance with you guys?

-Yeah.

0:42:370:42:39

MUSIC PLAYS

0:42:390:42:42

# It's more than a feeling More than a feeling

0:43:040:43:07

# When I hear that old song they used to play

0:43:070:43:12

# And I begin dreaming More than a feeling

0:43:120:43:16

# Until I see Marianne walk away... #

0:43:160:43:19

Kids, I'm going to call it quits, OK?

0:43:190:43:23

-You sure?

-Yeah.

-You OK?

-Yeah, no, I'm a little tired.

-Yeah?

0:43:230:43:30

-I'll see you later before you go, right?

-Yeah.

0:43:300:43:34

-You going to take Scotty home?

-Yeah, of course. Bye, Mom.

0:43:340:43:37

Love you guys.

0:43:370:43:38

Hey, Dad, think I can talk to you for a second?

0:43:490:43:54

What?

0:43:540:43:56

Think I can talk to you for a second?

0:43:560:43:57

Yeah, go ahead.

0:43:590:44:00

-Come here, over here.

-Hey, we're dancing.

0:44:000:44:03

-I know, but just want to talk to him for a second, OK?

-All right.

0:44:030:44:07

-Just for a second.

-Yeah, just a second.

0:44:070:44:09

If I disappointed you somehow, I'm sorry.

0:44:110:44:13

What am I going to do about it? You've got your mother's hard-to-please gene.

0:44:130:44:17

I'm just saying, whatever it is you're doing,

0:44:170:44:20

just don't flaunt it around so much.

0:44:200:44:22

-And what is it I'm doing, hmm?

-You know.

0:44:220:44:26

Tell me. I want you to tell me, hmm?

0:44:260:44:29

I'm asking you a question, soldier. Answer me.

0:44:300:44:35

What? You can't take a little love tap now and then? Tell me.

0:44:350:44:38

You better learn how to defend yourself. You're going over there to fight.

0:44:380:44:42

You let those fucking spics push you around? Come on! Come on!

0:44:420:44:47

Tough guy, come on. Yeah, that's what I'm talking about.

0:44:470:44:54

Come on, Jimbo, you've been waiting a long time for this.

0:44:540:44:58

Come on, give it to me, give it to me, give it to me.

0:44:580:45:02

-Come on, give it to me, come on!

-Fuck.

0:45:020:45:05

Fuck!

0:45:050:45:07

Whatever it is you're doing, just watch it.

0:45:130:45:18

Fucking Scott, Dad.

0:45:180:45:20

What did I tell you about this world, hmm?

0:45:250:45:28

You're either chasing something, or you're running away from something.

0:45:280:45:32

Me, I chase.

0:45:320:45:34

You? But maybe I'm wrong about you.

0:45:340:45:38

Maybe a little piece of me rubbed off on you. Just a little piece.

0:45:380:45:43

Don't get shot to pieces over there.

0:45:490:45:53

I'm never going to speak to you again.

0:45:550:45:57

You said you were leaving tomorrow. You told Mom you'd see her before. I heard you.

0:46:070:46:10

Do you have to leave now?

0:46:100:46:12

I'm in the fucking service, Scott. I have to go and fight.

0:46:120:46:16

When do you ship out? Maybe I can come and visit.

0:46:160:46:18

I don't know. I'll probably go out first, right away.

0:46:180:46:22

That's cool.

0:46:220:46:23

Can you bring me back a rifle, or a grenade, or something?

0:46:230:46:27

I don't carry a rifle.

0:46:290:46:32

What do you mean? What do you have, an Uzi?

0:46:320:46:35

Oh, fuck. I'm a communications specialist.

0:46:350:46:40

Communications what?

0:46:400:46:41

You know Radar in MASH? That's me.

0:46:410:46:44

No, you said...

0:46:440:46:46

No, I didn't say anything. You assumed, which is something you shouldn't be doing so much of.

0:46:460:46:50

Are you kidding me? You're like Radar?

0:46:500:46:55

I'm not like fucking Radar, OK? I just do what he does on the show.

0:46:550:46:58

You think I like being stuck in uniform in the fucking middle of nowhere,

0:47:000:47:04

taking orders from a bunch of assholes with guns?

0:47:040:47:06

-So quit.

-And what? Come home? Everything's going to be OK?

0:47:060:47:10

Dad's been doing this as long as I can remember.

0:47:100:47:13

And as long as she fucking takes this, it's going to go on and on.

0:47:130:47:16

You're going to rot your fucking stomach out like I did.

0:47:160:47:19

I feel like I'm in The Twilight Zone.

0:47:210:47:23

Welcome to our wonderful, little family

0:47:230:47:26

and our perfect little suburban life.

0:47:260:47:28

You know what? Dad's right about one thing.

0:47:330:47:36

You should go to college in another state, way across the fucking country.

0:47:360:47:40

Yeah, maybe I'll just give up and become a pussy like Radar.

0:47:420:47:46

I really hope you don't.

0:47:490:47:50

COUGHING

0:48:400:48:43

Who's there?

0:48:430:48:44

Uh, just me.

0:48:460:48:48

What's with the shifty eyes?

0:48:500:48:51

It makes you look like you're...ashamed of something.

0:48:530:48:59

Yeah. Uh, no.

0:48:590:49:00

I was just coming to see if she was around so we could ride the bus.

0:49:030:49:09

She got a ride.

0:49:090:49:11

From who?

0:49:110:49:13

Listen, at her age, things change every day, OK, at any age.

0:49:130:49:17

That's one thing you can be sure of in life - things change.

0:49:170:49:20

Scott, listen. Tomorrow she might be right back on the bus with you. Who knows?

0:49:220:49:27

OK?

0:49:270:49:28

# Baby, when I think about you

0:49:320:49:37

# I think about love

0:49:370:49:42

# Darling, I don't want to live without you

0:49:430:49:46

# And your love

0:49:480:49:53

# If I had... #

0:49:530:49:56

-Is that a tear in your eye?

-What are you talking about?

0:49:560:49:59

Writing's on the wall, man.

0:49:590:50:00

-She's totally sucking it out with Blaze.

-So?

0:50:000:50:03

-What's it to me?

-I thought you were, like, totally fucking in love with her since you were eight.

0:50:030:50:08

Well, don't you know things change in life, idiot?

0:50:080:50:11

-Asshole.

-Dick.

0:50:110:50:13

Sorry.

0:50:130:50:16

I don't know, man.

0:50:160:50:18

Maybe when I was a kid, but now it's just...

0:50:180:50:21

it was the only way I could have,

0:50:210:50:23

you know...

0:50:230:50:25

-Holy shit! You mean you...

-All right, keep it down, dick weed.

-You can't leave me hanging out to dry.

0:50:250:50:29

You've got to tell me everything.

0:50:290:50:31

# Feel like making love

0:50:310:50:34

# Feel like making love to you. #

0:50:350:50:42

Hope we have nice weather for your confirmation.

0:50:480:50:51

What's wrong, Scotty?

0:50:560:50:58

I'm sorry.

0:51:010:51:03

Why are you sorry?

0:51:030:51:06

Cos I thought you were crazy.

0:51:060:51:08

Here, try these.

0:51:160:51:18

Go ahead.

0:51:180:51:20

Tell me why you thought I was crazy.

0:51:200:51:23

Because, Mom, you're never happy.

0:51:230:51:26

You hate Dad.

0:51:260:51:28

And now I do, too.

0:51:280:51:31

Scotty, don't tell me how I feel.

0:51:310:51:33

And why are you even worrying yourself with my problems with your father?

0:51:340:51:38

Well, they're kind of my problems too when he's fucking Mrs Bragg.

0:51:380:51:43

Scott, God damn it!

0:51:430:51:45

How dare you speak to me like that!

0:51:450:51:47

ELECTRONIC BEEP

0:51:560:51:58

Some friend you are.

0:51:580:52:00

Blaze, where'd you come up with that?

0:52:000:52:03

ELECTRONIC BEEP

0:52:030:52:04

Just watch it, man.

0:52:060:52:07

ELECTRONIC BEEP

0:52:170:52:18

Fucking idiot.

0:52:220:52:23

You're such a fucking liar!

0:52:230:52:25

You so lied your wimpy little baby brat ass off.

0:52:250:52:29

Do you have nothing to say?

0:52:290:52:32

What did you hear?

0:52:320:52:34

I heard that you fingered me and it was like the inside of a jelly doughnut.

0:52:340:52:38

I mean, eugh, Scott, that is so disgusting.

0:52:380:52:40

Shit.

0:52:400:52:42

What the fuck did I ever do to you?

0:52:440:52:47

I don't know.

0:52:470:52:49

You treat me different.

0:52:490:52:51

Maybe it's because I, like, liked you.

0:52:510:52:54

Idiot.

0:52:560:52:57

Look, half the guys in my grade lie about this sort of thing all the time.

0:53:010:53:04

I'll just say it was made up.

0:53:040:53:06

You know how it is. I'm already getting weird phone calls.

0:53:060:53:09

-That's the third...

-God, you are such an asshole!

0:53:090:53:13

Do you think I'm a slut?

0:53:130:53:15

-No.

-Well, I'm not, OK?

0:53:150:53:17

-I'm not like my mother.

-I know that.

0:53:170:53:19

Oh, so you think my mom's a slut?

0:53:190:53:22

I didn't say that. You said "Do you think..."

0:53:220:53:24

Well, she is, OK? She's a big, fat, slutty whore.

0:53:240:53:27

I can't even look at her.

0:53:270:53:28

Maybe they'll, like, die together in a car accident or something.

0:53:320:53:36

You know this is the third rail, right?

0:53:400:53:42

Really? Is that all you have to say?

0:53:420:53:45

You know, they say no matter where you are on Long Island, you can always hear the train.

0:53:490:53:54

You can't get far enough away.

0:53:540:53:55

What are you, Walt Whitman now?

0:53:590:54:01

And don't follow me.

0:54:060:54:08

-Your father called.

-Yeah?

0:54:190:54:21

Yeah, he said he got tickets to the game tonight at the Coliseum.

0:54:210:54:26

He wants you to be ready to leave by six.

0:54:260:54:28

I don't want to go.

0:54:300:54:32

What do you mean, he doesn't want to go to the game?

0:54:460:54:49

He loves the Islanders.

0:54:490:54:51

Where is he? Is he in his room?

0:54:510:54:53

-Is he sick?

-He knows.

0:54:530:54:57

He knows what?

0:54:580:55:00

He knows that you're a motherfucker, literally.

0:55:020:55:05

What kind of shit is that to say?

0:55:050:55:07

You do fuck mothers, don't you?

0:55:090:55:11

Man, you can take the girl out of Queens, am I right?

0:55:130:55:17

Yeah, and what are you, King Farouk all of a sudden now you got a few dollars in your pocket?

0:55:170:55:21

-I can't do this any more, Mick.

-You can't do what?

0:55:240:55:26

I don't love you any more.

0:55:280:55:30

I cannot stand the sight of your face.

0:55:330:55:35

I do not want to be in the same room with you. I-I find you so ugly.

0:55:350:55:39

And I can't even stand the way you fucking smell,

0:55:390:55:41

the way you brush your teeth, the way you eat your fucking food.

0:55:410:55:44

Oh, you got the fucking shit-eating grin on your face all the time.

0:55:440:55:47

You fucking drive me up the fucking wall.

0:55:470:55:49

And I can't live with myself if I have to spend another night in bed with you.

0:55:490:55:53

You make me sick to my stomach.

0:55:530:55:56

Hey, fuck this garbage! I'm going to go get Scott and I'm taking him to the game.

0:55:560:55:59

God damn it, Mickey. I will not be humiliated in front of my children any more!

0:55:590:56:03

Humiliated? What the fuck are you talking about? I break my ass for this family!

0:56:030:56:07

-Bullshit.

-You spend more time with your goddamn fig tree...

0:56:070:56:10

My mother got me that fig tree. She told me not to marry Irish.

0:56:100:56:13

-Please!

-If you want to bring our wedding day into this, that's a bigger issue.

0:56:130:56:17

Fuck this nonsense! I'm going to get Scott and go to the game.

0:56:170:56:20

CRASH Look, I made my decision.

0:56:200:56:22

-You're telling me now that you weren't happy on your wedding day?

-Telling me that you felt trapped

0:56:220:56:26

minutes before the ceremony didn't exactly bring a fucking smile to my face.

0:56:260:56:30

I was talking about the tux.

0:56:300:56:32

-So this is all just some big misunderstanding?

-Maybe.

-You know what? Maybe?

0:56:320:56:36

Well, no more. I made my decision.

0:56:360:56:38

I want you out of this fucking house.

0:56:380:56:40

-Do you know why I go with other women?

-Oh, Christ.

0:56:420:56:44

-Do you know why I go with other women?

-No.

0:56:440:56:46

Because they don't tell me I make them sick to their stomach!

0:56:460:56:49

-I don't care.

-That's why...

0:56:490:56:51

-I don't want to hear... Shut the fuck up.

-Fuck you!

-Fuck you.

0:56:510:56:55

I'm tired of you rubbing my face in this shit. You get the fuck out of this house.

0:56:550:56:58

Oh, come on, please. Where do you think I'm going to go? I'm not going...

0:56:580:57:02

Get out of my house.

0:57:020:57:04

What are you doing? Are you fucking crazy?

0:57:040:57:06

-This is my house.

-This is my house.

0:57:060:57:08

Yeah, I'm crazy. I am crazy. I'm fucking insane right now.

0:57:080:57:11

Get out of my house.

0:57:110:57:13

GASPS

0:57:260:57:29

MUSIC PLAYS

0:57:430:57:47

See the guy at the end of the bar? Tell him to come down here.

0:57:530:57:57

Mick. How the fuck are you?

0:58:010:58:03

Yeah, Melissa told me you sold the last of the plots. Congratulations.

0:58:030:58:08

Yeah, I couldn't have done it without her.

0:58:080:58:10

No, absolutely. I tell myself that every day.

0:58:100:58:13

She's a real gem, a pro.

0:58:130:58:15

Well, sit down. Let's catch up, have a little drink.

0:58:180:58:21

-Buy you a drink.

-One drink?

-Yeah.

0:58:210:58:24

I got time for a quick drink.

0:58:240:58:25

-I got a lot of shit going on, boy.

-You sure do.

0:58:250:58:28

You sure do, Mick.

0:58:280:58:31

Let me see if I... It's all right.

0:58:310:58:32

I'll remember. Let me get my friend, uh...a, uh...uh, uh, a gimlet, neat.

0:58:320:58:39

You got a sharp memory.

0:58:400:58:42

-So she tells me that the, uh, penicillin, is it, uh, working for you?

-Mm.

0:58:440:58:48

Oh, God, no, it's, uh...

0:58:480:58:50

Who the fuck knows? I mean,

0:58:500:58:54

one day, the doctor tells me it's MS, right? And then the next day,

0:58:540:59:01

he tells me it's...

0:59:010:59:03

HE MOUTHS

0:59:040:59:05

What?

0:59:070:59:08

(Syphilis)

0:59:120:59:13

-Syphilis?

-Yeah.

0:59:160:59:18

Yes, fucking syphilis.

0:59:180:59:20

What amazes me, Mick, is that this tiny little bug no bigger than a pimple on your ass

0:59:250:59:32

can change your life.

0:59:320:59:34

Yeah, that's a real shame.

0:59:340:59:36

Hey, Mick... You ever think about how it could have been you?

0:59:380:59:44

You were sitting right next to me on that hunting trip, you remember?

0:59:440:59:47

Yeah, you remember?

0:59:490:59:50

Do you have, uh, syphilis?

0:59:560:59:58

Well, you know, sometimes...

1:00:081:00:10

..I wish it was syphilis.

1:00:131:00:15

HE SNIGGERS

1:00:231:00:25

-Come on.

-Yeah.

-Come on!

1:00:281:00:30

-Yeah.

-Come on!

1:00:301:00:32

Er, thanks for the drink. I got to go.

1:00:341:00:36

I'll catch you.

1:00:391:00:41

-Mm-hm.

-Thanks again.

1:00:411:00:42

Hey, Mick! Mick!

1:00:461:00:48

You want to hear this shit?

1:00:481:00:50

D'you want to hear it? Yes, no, maybe? Well, I'll tell you anyway.

1:00:501:00:55

Come on.

1:00:561:00:57

Melissa.

1:00:591:01:01

Melissa.

1:01:011:01:02

She comes home the other day and she tells me she's got to talk to me right now,

1:01:041:01:08

all this serious, dramatic shit. She accuses me of imagining all this.

1:01:081:01:12

What was the word she used? Er, psychosomatic.

1:01:121:01:15

"We bring things on ourselves."

1:01:151:01:16

So she's a fucking philosopher all of a sudden. Now, I'm thinking, "Where did she pick THAT up?"

1:01:161:01:23

-HE CHUCKLES

-I...

1:01:231:01:25

I have no idea, Charlie, but I'm real sorry about it.

1:01:251:01:28

Well, come on, now, Mick.

1:01:281:01:30

You see her every day.

1:01:301:01:32

I'm wondering if someone's been whispering in her ear like a little shit bird.

1:01:321:01:38

Charlie, I got my own fucking problems, OK?

1:01:381:01:42

Hey, Mick!

1:01:481:01:49

Pss, pss, pss, pss, pss.

1:01:511:01:53

Fartlett.

1:02:271:02:29

What the fuck did you just say?

1:02:291:02:31

What? I didn't say anything.

1:02:311:02:33

-You are so fucking lucky you got your brother.

-Hey, fuck you.

1:02:341:02:37

Oh, shit! Oh, oh!

1:02:371:02:40

Oh. You f... Get off me! Get off me!

1:02:421:02:46

HE YELLS Ow! Get off me!

1:02:461:02:49

Get off me!

1:02:491:02:52

Oh. Ah! Ah!

1:02:521:02:55

HE YELLS

1:02:551:02:57

-What the hell is this?

-Get out of the car right now.

1:03:081:03:10

-Yes, you're going to apologise to this boy.

-For what?

1:03:101:03:13

This boy does not have the luxuries you do.

1:03:131:03:16

-He's less fortunate than you.

-Still a fucking asshole.

1:03:161:03:18

Scotty, God damn it!

1:03:181:03:20

Ow! When Jimmy came here, he almost killed him.

1:03:201:03:22

-HE didn't have to apologise.

-Jimmy beat this boy, too?

1:03:221:03:25

-A long time ago. And you said "fuck" a thousand times last night.

-Watch your mouth.

1:03:251:03:29

-"Fuck, fuck, motherfucker."

-Stop it!

-Oh, yeah, I'm sure you give a shit.

1:03:291:03:33

Fuck you. Fuck Dad. You guys fucking suck, man.

1:03:331:03:36

I'm glad you decided to drop by and see the place.

1:03:421:03:45

When I picked him up from school today, his principal informed me that he's been suspended for a week.

1:03:471:03:52

This O'Leary going to press charges?

1:03:531:03:55

No, no, they're not, uh...

1:03:551:03:58

Mickey, they're not good parents.

1:03:581:04:01

-Well, punish him. You know how.

-But I didn't do anything.

1:04:011:04:03

We all need to learn how to take responsibility for our actions.

1:04:031:04:06

-We should at least pay for this boy's medical expenses.

-Fine.

-He did hit me first.

1:04:061:04:11

-That was months ago.

-He called you a nigger-rich savage.

1:04:111:04:13

Fuck him and his medical bills.

1:04:151:04:17

-That was months ago. And what - you've been waiting for the right time to pounce him?

-No.

1:04:171:04:22

(Today he called me Fartlett.)

1:04:221:04:24

He called you what?

1:04:251:04:28

Fartlett.

1:04:281:04:29

Scott, Scott,

1:04:301:04:33

you don't think. What did I tell you when I built the site

1:04:331:04:36

about people being jealous? Don't you remember?

1:04:361:04:39

I don't have to fucking listen to you any more.

1:04:391:04:40

Fuck you!

1:04:401:04:42

Mick.

1:04:451:04:46

What is the fucking point?

1:04:461:04:48

You don't need me to punish him.

1:04:481:04:50

No, it's not about that.

1:04:501:04:51

What is it about, then? Some twisted way for you to make me feel bad?

1:04:531:04:56

No. Look, divorced and separated parents

1:04:561:04:59

let their kids get away with murder because they feel guilty that they broke up the home.

1:04:591:05:04

But it's a trap, cos the kids wind up feeling resentful

1:05:041:05:07

and, even worse, on drugs, God knows what else.

1:05:071:05:10

HE CHUCKLES

1:05:101:05:12

I mean, I'm out of the fucking house 18 hours and 45 minutes, and you're Dr Fucking Ruth now?

1:05:121:05:17

She's a sex therapist, Mick.

1:05:171:05:19

And I saw it on Donahue. It is true.

1:05:191:05:21

He's mad because you threw his father out. It's normal.

1:05:211:05:25

Is it normal that now he says he hates his father? Is that normal, too?

1:05:251:05:28

-Then you accomplished what you set out to do.

-And what's that?

-To pin the whole thing on me.

1:05:281:05:32

Oh.

1:05:341:05:36

Wow.

1:05:361:05:38

I came here for him, and now you're making it all about you.

1:05:391:05:43

Wow.

1:05:431:05:45

She still awake?

1:05:591:06:01

That's good.

1:06:041:06:05

Throw me down one.

1:06:061:06:08

One what?

1:06:081:06:10

The smoke.

1:06:101:06:11

I could see it from my window.

1:06:111:06:13

Since when do you smoke?

1:06:201:06:21

Don't be a tight ass. Throw me one.

1:06:211:06:24

This thing isn't going to light itself, you know.

1:06:291:06:32

These always remind me of my dad...

1:06:391:06:41

..when he was dying of cancer.

1:06:451:06:47

I was your age.

1:06:471:06:49

His dad died from it, too.

1:06:521:06:54

He was so hell-bent that he was going to get it, his nerves were shot.

1:06:541:06:57

The fucking doctors actually told him to smoke.

1:06:571:07:01

Lying in that bed, 80 pounds...

1:07:021:07:04

..stinking up the whole room.

1:07:071:07:09

Ah, what did they know back then, right?

1:07:121:07:14

Hey, come on down. We'll go to Carvel. We'll get a shake.

1:07:161:07:19

No, I'm tired. I have school tomorrow.

1:07:191:07:23

You're suspended.

1:07:231:07:24

Still, Mom will get mad if I go this late.

1:07:241:07:28

It's not even 11 o'clock. Come on down. She'll never know.

1:07:281:07:31

Then I'll be a liar, too.

1:07:311:07:33

I never lied to her, Scott.

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She just never bothered to ask.

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It isn't some state secret that we haven't been getting along - and for a long time, too.

1:07:471:07:51

People do stupid things when they're trying to get something that doesn't fit to fit.

1:07:521:07:56

I don't know what to say to you.

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But I've already lost one kid because of my problems with your mother.

1:08:011:08:05

I don't want to lose the other.

1:08:051:08:07

Well... Well, then why'd you have to fuck her, Dad?

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It's tough to be a man, Scott. You got to make money to put food on the table.

1:08:181:08:22

You got to be a dad to your kids.

1:08:221:08:24

You got to be a husband to your wife. The money part I got. The dad part, I'm batting 500.

1:08:241:08:28

The husband part...

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Then other people come into the picture at the right or the wrong time, and things happen.

1:08:311:08:37

I was unhappy.

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I AM unhappy.

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But I promise you that everything is going to be OK.

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Now, please, come down here

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before fucking Carvel closes.

1:08:551:08:57

I can't.

1:09:011:09:03

Here it is.

1:09:301:09:31

I hope it fits. I mean, you're growing so fast.

1:09:341:09:38

Here, let's put it on.

1:09:381:09:40

Oh, nice.

1:09:401:09:42

Well, it's not exactly a saint's name, but...

1:09:441:09:47

it's too late to change it now, huh?

1:09:471:09:49

So stand up straight.

1:09:491:09:51

Let me look at you.

1:09:511:09:53

-God, you look like a priest.

-Mom...

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How about, er, you know, you look like an angel?

1:09:581:10:02

There you go.

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Hey, listen to me, Scott.

1:10:151:10:17

Scott.

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I know you're mad, and that's fine.

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But, er...

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..I have my flaws, too.

1:10:251:10:27

OK, baby?

1:10:271:10:29

Oh, Mickey, the tie.

1:10:361:10:38

Come on over here.

1:10:381:10:39

-I wanted to talk to you...

-Oh, sure.

1:10:431:10:46

Have a seat.

1:10:461:10:47

I need to see this.

1:10:491:10:50

You know what I think is funny?

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How they say that today...

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is the actual day you become a man.

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I mean, how do they know that, right?

1:11:021:11:05

It's just a ceremony.

1:11:051:11:07

It doesn't really mean anything literally.

1:11:071:11:09

Well, don't rush it, OK?

1:11:111:11:12

It's not all it's cracked up to be.

1:11:141:11:16

All right, we got to cut this goddamn hair of yours, for crying out loud.

1:11:211:11:26

OK.

1:11:291:11:31

Let's not keep God waiting.

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It's muggy tonight, huh?

1:11:501:11:52

I take it you're not coming.

1:11:541:11:56

Always the party pooper.

1:11:581:12:00

It's all right.

1:12:021:12:04

I'll bring you home some leftovers, huh?

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# Now that you're gone

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# All that's left is a band of gold

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# All that's left of the dreams I hold... #

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You know, I had, er, Donahue on the TV set the other day,

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and they were saying how people who get separated...

1:13:331:13:36

Er, they didn't say what number, but a percentage of them - a good percentage -

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end up...getting back together.

1:13:411:13:43

Could be bullshit. I don't know.

1:13:461:13:48

You, um...

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You want to, er...

1:13:551:13:57

help me make a few of these guys in this room jealous?

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Hi.

1:14:031:14:04

-Nice party.

-Yeah, you know my dad.

1:14:041:14:07

Everything's got to be big.

1:14:071:14:08

Come talk to me.

1:14:101:14:12

I got to tell you,

1:14:131:14:16

it's getting awfully lonely over there.

1:14:161:14:18

-You know, I thought maybe tonight, because it's a special occasion, I could, you know...

-Mickey...

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You'll always be the father of my children, and I respect that.

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But if you want to spend the night,

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it's going to be on the couch. You got that?

1:14:321:14:35

I'll take it.

1:14:391:14:42

I thought you weren't talking to me.

1:14:441:14:46

I'm on the fence.

1:14:461:14:48

-Well, if it means anything, technically, I'm a man as of today, so...

-Please! A man?!

1:14:491:14:54

I heard you're still a bald eagle.

1:14:541:14:57

You know, no pubes.

1:14:571:14:59

-Who said that?

-Me. I just made it up and told anybody who'd listen.

1:14:591:15:04

I'm just kidding...jerk.

1:15:081:15:11

Silk?

1:15:121:15:14

Er, I don't know.

1:15:141:15:16

It's nice.

1:15:161:15:18

Can I try it?

1:15:181:15:19

Sure.

1:15:191:15:21

Seems like for ever ago since I had mine.

1:15:231:15:26

So much has changed.

1:15:261:15:28

It was only last year.

1:15:281:15:30

It's different for girls.

1:15:311:15:33

A lot changes in a year.

1:15:331:15:34

Well, you know, a lot changed for me, too.

1:15:351:15:38

You know how I always said I...date older guys?

1:15:411:15:45

Well, it's not true. I mean...

1:15:461:15:48

it's true, but I never let them, you know...

1:15:481:15:52

I'm still a virgin.

1:15:541:15:55

Well, what do you have to say about that?

1:16:001:16:02

Well, so am I.

1:16:041:16:06

Duh.

1:16:081:16:09

Let's go inside.

1:16:201:16:22

Fuck.

1:16:261:16:27

All right, first things first.

1:16:321:16:34

You never apologised for telling your dill-weed friends that you fingered me, you know?

1:16:341:16:39

-I'm sorry.

-And, um,

1:16:401:16:42

you're not going to, like,

1:16:421:16:44

use me or whatever, right?

1:16:441:16:46

N-No.

1:16:501:16:52

Are we going to...

1:17:341:17:36

like, do it?

1:17:361:17:38

Do you really think we should talk about it?

1:17:401:17:44

Sorry.

1:17:441:17:45

Oh... What's wrong?

1:18:311:18:34

No, th-that was a good thing.

1:18:351:18:38

Um, could... Could you...help me?

1:19:001:19:03

Hey, hey.

1:20:081:20:10

So...

1:20:101:20:11

..how do you feel?

1:20:131:20:14

I, er...

1:20:141:20:17

Er...

1:20:171:20:19

After last night.

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You can tell me. I mean, you know, do you feel a little differently, er...?

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Cos I know you're a different person.

1:20:261:20:29

Scotty, you're officially a man in the eyes of the Lord.

1:20:311:20:36

I can't take this any more.

1:20:401:20:42

This isn't a marriage.

1:20:421:20:45

Every day, you looked at me in the eye, and you told me that you were going out to find a job.

1:20:451:20:50

What did you do? Play hide and seek down in the basement?

1:20:501:20:53

So you're a 150-pound baby I'm carrying on my back?

1:20:531:20:56

I never knew I could hate anybody as much as I hate you, Charlie.

1:20:561:21:01

Don't ignore me.

1:21:021:21:03

I mean, I don't mind working.

1:21:041:21:08

But if I wanted to be the breadwinner,

1:21:081:21:11

the goddamn man of the house,

1:21:111:21:14

believe me, I wouldn't have picked you to be married to.

1:21:141:21:18

Don't fucking ignore me, Charlie!

1:21:191:21:22

What?

1:22:261:22:28

Nothing.

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MUSIC: "Running Out Of Empty" by The Spaceship Martini

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# Stranded

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# On a desert island

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# Destiny keeps smiling

1:26:341:26:39

# On you and me

1:26:391:26:42

# For flying so high

1:26:421:26:46

# Our wings are melting

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# What a perfect ending

1:26:511:26:56

# To be here with you crashing

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# An emergency landing

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# There's no-one around

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# So we better settle down

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# And make ourselves at home. #

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Darkly comic drama about unhappy families. Growing up as his parents grow apart, teenager Scott yearns for more-than-friendship with neighbour and classmate Adrianna. Her father Charlie has debilitating Lyme disease while Scott's property developer dad Mickey wants to make millions - their wives Melissa and Brenda bear the brunt of the resulting tensions.


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