Infused with authentic Italian-Americanisms rather than the usual cliches, this is a gentle post
-coming-of-age story; everyone in it has already botched a first fling with love or suffered from a hasty career decision. Although a bit placid and predictable, this Canadian made-for-TV movie
is a welcome relief after so many movies in which the participants behave like hand-waving refugees from La Scala.
Studying at a dental college, and investing money under the tutelage of go-getter Tierno (John Cassini), starry-eyed Bennie (Jonathan Crombie) wonders whether life has more to offer than safe career choices and smart investments. He pines for his long-time c...