A handsome, mentally retarded young man shares an intimate relationship with an attractive businesswoman in her mid-40's. When the question of marriage eventually arises, they both suddenly realize the seriousness of their friendship. Based on the novel by Colleen McCollough.
Handsome but backward gardener Tim Melville has a new woman in his life. She is Mary, his widowed employer, a woman who had given up on love until she had found Tim.At first they are friends. But soon they become lovers, as Mary, drawn to Tim's innocence and magnetism, begins to teach him all about life - and love. -- Description provided by TMDb