Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan.
When he finds out that his work superiors host a dinner celebrating the idiocy of their guests, a rising executive questions it when he's invited, just as he befriends a man who would be the perfect guest.
Down to every last extra in the family, it was a beautiful and talented cast.
The three daughters did a wonderful job, the talent was evenly dispersed between them and none of them "out-shone" the other two.
It isn't something that can easily be compared to films of the past, it's a unique take on a sort of classic middle-aged depressed love story.