To anyone who knows the story of Simon's life, it's obvious that this film was drawn from reality. Most of Simon's writing is. His older brother, Danny, is a comedy writer-director of some renown, and his relationship with Neil has been seen before in COME BLOW YOUR HORN. He was also the
model for Felix in THE ODD COUPLE. Bologna plays Danny in this film--the most difficult and complex role in the picture, but he carries it off with aplomb. Caan is an author whose adored wife has passed away. He meets Mason (as Simon did in real life) and tries his best not to fall in love with
her. The movie meanders for more than two hours as it details the comedy and drama of a ...