The Only Thrill is a 1997 film directed by Peter Masterson. It stars Diane Keaton and Sam Shepard. In Austin, Texas, circa 1966, Reece McHenry, whose wife is in a coma, owns a clothing store. He hires widow Carol Fitzsimmons as a seamstress in the shop and they soon begin an affair. Reece is unable to commit to the relationship due to the circumstances of his wife. His son, Tom, meantime, has taken up with Carol's daughter, Katherine, but has commitment issues similar to those of his father.