This fairly uninspired (and equally uncredited) reworking of Daniel Keyes's Flowers for Algernon
is little more than a vehicle for star Elisabeth Shue. She's fine; what else matters? Molly (Shue) is a 28-year-old, mildly retarded autistic savant who can
memorize complex sets of words like the The Outer Limits
intro and frozen pizza ingredients. When the Brookvue Nursing Home closes, Molly moves in with brother Buck (Aaron Eckhart), a single ad exec who dreams of becoming a sailor, and turns his life upside-down. Luckily, Buck is soon
contacted by comely Dr. Brookes (Jill Hennessey) of the Kerrans Institute; they want to use Molly as a guinea pig in a ...