• Publication date: August 8, 2012


A middle-aged American woman has a growing interest in her 24-year old gardener, who is mentally impaired. When his mother dies, she tries to fill in and realizes she is developing romantic feelings for him.

Program data

Duration: 105

Production Year: 1979

MBC 2:

August 19, 2012 02:45 (KSA) ~ August 19, 2012 01:45 (CLT)

In his 3rd screen appearance and aged only 22, young Mel Gibson plays Tim- the title role, a young laborer and gardener who works for an older American businesswoman, Mary (Piper Laurie).

When Tim's mother dies, Mary tries to comfort him before realizing that she is developing romantic feelings for her young helper. Tim's sister and her boyfriend are opposed to the relationship, hinting that Mary is abusing Tim's innocence, while his dad (Alwyn Kurts) sees the relationship to be a blessing in disguise, for both Mary and his son Tim.

Starring :

  • Piper Laurie
  • Mel Gibson
  • Alwyn Kurts

Directed by : Michael Pate

Rating : PG