New York Times - 12/19/1983
"...[A] movie of rare wit....Conti is fine in a big, rich role, but the members of the large, supporting cast are equally good..."
Variety - 12/07/1983
"...REUBEN is exceptionally literate, with lines that carom with wit....Miller draws solid performances..."
A drunken poet suffering from writer's block, makes ends meet through lecturing on the New England college circuit. While traveling on business he sleeps with married women and steals tips from waiters. Academy Award Nominations: Best Actor--Tom Conti, Best (Adapted) Screenplay.