R | | Drama
A mother of four is abandoned by her husband for a younger woman. Husband, wife and children struggle to survive the seemingly inevitable divorce.
Writer Bo Goldman and director Alan Parker developed the film's screenplay by meeting for several weeks and talking about their respective marriages. At the time of the film, Parker was married with four children whilst Goldman was married with six.
I'm not kind anymore.
Faith Dunlap: Me either.
George Dunlap: You're kind to strangers.
Faith Dunlap: Yeah. Strangers are easy.
The selective rain that seems to hit the actors only is evidently not falling on the background, which remains inexplicably dry.