Only The Lonely

Exploring the ground broken by Paddy Chayefsky's MARTY, first as a 1953 teleplay, later as the equally acclaimed 1955 theatrical release starring Ernest Borgnine and directed by Delbert Mann, Chris Columbus's ONLY THE LONELY examines, with a light if sentimental touch, the plight of a likable 38-year-old Chicago policeman dominated by his mother. more