New York Times - 10/23/1985
"...Enjoyable....The performers appear to be throwing themselves whole-heartedly into their task..."
Variety - 09/18/1985
"...[The] screenplay tries to be tender and tough about everybody's elected role in life and succeeds..."
Entertainment Weekly - 07/22/2005
"[A] sensitive divorce drama..."
An all-star cast highlights this fine drama about the painful breakup of a 30-year marriage. Academy Award Nominations: Best Supporting Actress--Amy Madigan.
Description by Warner Home Video:
Gene Hackman is a middle-aged steelworker content with his job and family, but feels that something is missing in his life. Visiting a local tavern he finds himself enchanted with the sexy barmaid. He resolves to leave his wife in favor of a fresh start.
A married man begins an affair with a younger woman, leaving his entire family in crisis.
Tear Jerker |