'Touchy Feely' Trailer: Rosemarie DeWitt, Ellen Page Star in Family Drama (Video)

Touchy Feely

U.S.A. (Director and screenwriter: Lynn Shelton)

A massage therapist is unable to do her job when stricken with a mysterious and sudden aversion to bodily contact. Meanwhile, her uptight brother's foundering dental practice receives new life when clients seek out his “healing touch.” Cast: Rosemarie DeWitt, Allison Janney, Ron Livingston, Scoot McNairy, Ellen Page, Josh Pais.

Lynn Shelton's film centers on a massage therapist suddenly repulsed by the thought of touching another person.

Rosemarie DeWitt is a massage therapist who has lost her touch in the new trailer for Touchy Feely.

The film from writer-director Lynn Shelton explores the plight of Abby (DeWitt), whose work and relationship come into jeaopardy when one day she finds herself repulsed by the idea of touching another person. 


Meanwhile, her boyfriend Paul (Scoot McNairy) is an object of desire for her niece (Ellen Page), who is seen in the trailer asking him on a date. And her brother (Josh Pais), a struggling dentist, finds his practice thriving after he finds he is able to cure jaw pain through a teeth cleaning.

The film screened at Sundance,  and will be available on iTunes Aug. 1 before hitting theaters Sept. 6.