Pointless, slow-moving would-be weepie that never picks up steam. It's 1966 in Texas, and Reece McHenry (Sam Shepard) is a self-employed shopkeeper who has a 13 year old son and whose wife is in a coma resulting from a devastating car accident. He
meets Carol Fritzsimmons (Diane Keaton), whose philandering husband died in a car accident, stranding her and her young daughter. Reece and Carol are instantly attracted to each other and start dating. Reece then dumps his sometime back-alley fling Joleen (Sharon Lawrence), and he and Carol
commence what will become a long-standing romantic ritual of going to Wednesday matinees. They date for 12 years until Carol abruptly...