MacLaine is a rich divorcee living with her two children, Elliott and Kohane, in a swanky New York apartment. Her brother, King, had the opportunity to move in with her but prefers to live downtown in a depressing apartment in the East Village. King goes mad one night and attacks the
janitor in his building, then can't recall the skirmish. He's put into a mental ward, but MacLaine gets him out and moves him into her place, then talks him into seeing Powell, a psychiatrist friend. King is acting strangely and is unable to communicate, except when discussing a Puerto Rican pal,
Fernandez. MacLaine throws a birthday bash for King, but his behavior is maddening as he r...