"Staying Together"

Staying Together (1989) is a slice of life chick flick, kiddie division. The McDermott family has been in the chicken business forever, with a chicken restaurant in their small town. Dad and his three sons run the business. The town is undergoing changes. Developers have discovered the recreation potential of the town near a lake, and are building condos. This divides the town between those who welcome the appreciated property values, and those who want to preserve the small town way of life. It is against this backdrop that the father announces that he has always hated chickens, and has sold the restaurant to the developers. The story really focuses on the three brothers.

The oldest is a wannabe business tycoon, who takes the sale very badly. He is sleeping with an older real estate agent who is running for town mayor on a development platform. The middle son is a runner, trying to win his childhood sweetheart and running companion (Daphne Zuniga) from the contractor she is engaged to. The youngest son is 17, and is successfully getting drunk, and unsuccessfully trying to get laid.

The film couldn't possibly be more "mom and apple pie," but is far more honest than most, and has some humorous moments. While I smelled the real reason for the father's decision to sell early in the film, it is the relationship among the brothers that is really at the heart of the film.

Zuniga does a lovely rear nude scene in bed with one of the sons after a marathon. Dinah Manoff, as a waitress in the chicken restaurant, is seen in bra, panties and panty hose in the restroom when the youngest son tries to convince her to help with his morning erection. It is clear that this is not an unusual occurrence.

IMDb readers say 5.4, with men at 5.1 and women at 6.2. The chick flick appeal was no surprise, as this was a relationship film, and included strong female characters. The film fell way short of greatness, but had some humorous moments and scored very high on the believability scale. All in all, there are worse date flicks. C-.

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