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She terminates one session prematurely, secretly sheds some tears during the therapeutic hour, and changes her advice to Rafi completely.All is well until it dawns on Lisa Metzger that the young man in question is actually her own son.Because his age has been lied about, she had no reason to guess this earlier. Prime Director: Ben Younger Producers: Jennifer Todd, Suzanne Todd, Mark Gordon Screenwriter: Ben Younger Cast: Uma Thurman, Meryl Streep, Bryan Greenberg, Jon Abrahams, Adriana Biasi, David Younger, Aubrey Dollar MPAA Rating: PG-13 Year of Release: 2005 Review Rafi Gardet, a 37-year-old recently divorced and vulnerable woman, is reluctant to believe she even deserves to be happy.
Rafi talks about David's lovemaking, admirable details of his physique, even the size of his sexual organ, and his opinion of . Because she doesn't disclose this to Rafi for some time, Metzger finds herself in several difficult situations: trying to avoid David and Rafi running into each other near her home-office, trying to avoid being seen by the couple in a furniture store, and having to listen to details of her son's sex life.
As soon as she knows about the romance between her son and her client, Metzger becomes very nervous.
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Against her better judgment she becomes involved with a 23-year-old jobless handsome, masculine but gentle artist named David Bloomberg, who himself is age appropriately insecure and confused.
Especially since she discovered this long after a strong therapeutic bond had developed with her client, the therapist is faced with an ethical dilemma of whether to disclose her realization to the client and face the significant inevitable ensuing complications. At the same time, the therapist's concerns for her son are the age difference and the fact the Rafi is not Jewish.
After consulting with her own therapist/consultant, Lisa Metzger continues the sessions, during which she hears much more about the intimate aspects of the client and son's relationship than any of them would choose. Because Metzger believes that religion is paramount in a person's life, she urges him strongly to let go of Rafi and marry within his faith. The therapy is terminated with the client feeling betrayed and, subsequently, being received through the "family" door as the girlfriend of the therapist's son. Lisa Metzger finds herself in a dual relationship and a conflict of interest as the mother of her client's boyfriend.