About

Middle-aged suburban husband Richard abruptly tells his wife, Maria, that he wants a divorce. As Richard takes up with a younger woman, Maria enjoys a night on the town with her friends and meets a younger man. As the couple and those around them confront a seemingly futile search for what they've lost -- love, excitement, passion -- this classic American independent film explores themes of aging...

7.7
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Directed by

John Cassavetes

Written by

John Cassavetes (Screenplay)

Runtime

130 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Cast

Keywords

love adultery prostitute divorce marriage crisis

Lists

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#260 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Story and Screenplay - Written Directly for the Screen

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role