July 30, 1986
Genre(s): Romantic Comedy, Drama
David Basner is a successful advertising executive. Dating the boss’ daughter and about to be promoted, he is living life on his own terms. Everything changes when he discovers that his parents have separated. The news shocks him. Then David realizes he must care for Max, his ailing, out of work father. Max’s illness is worse than anyone realizes at first. He and David have never been close, and now their relationship is on the brink of exploding. David’s mother is also vulnerable and in need of care. David begins to realize the emptiness of his own life as he gets closer to them both and does the right thing, even at the expense of his own job.