Tim is a young man with below average intelligence. He works as a builder's labourer, and is often taken advantage of by his fellow workers and other people. Mary asks Tim to work around her yard for a day. The day stretches into a few weekends, and the two soon become good friends. Some people, however, are suspicious of their friendship which seems to be continually strengthening, accusing Mary of taking advantage of Tim's innocence. Will changing circumstances in Tim's family life change his relationship with Mary?
Murray Chapman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
A Heartrending Story of Courage and Devotion
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Did You Know?
Writer/director Michael Pate
was so impressed with Piper Laurie
's performance as the title character in Ruby
(1977) that he sought her out to star as Mary Horton in this film. See more
The boom and the shadow of the boom operator follow Mary out of her kitchen in the bottom right of the screen at the beginning of the film. See more
Did ya hear that? I'm going to the beach with Mary!
Version of Mary & Tim