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Wife, The (1995)
Starring: Julie Hagerty, Tom Noonan, Wallace Shawn, Karen Young
Director: Tom Noonan
Category: Drama, Independent
Studio: WinStar Home Video
101 mins



A Penetrating an witty meditation on the age of therapy and the traumas of modern relationships. Noonan and Julie Hagerty star as Jack and Rita, a couple trapped in a fragile marriage who share their lives and professions as psychotherapists in a remote Vermont farm house. As the couple settles down in their New Age paradise for an intimate dinner, Jack's Patient, Cosmo drops in for an unexpected visit with his quasi-trashy and outrageously candid wife, Arlie. What results is a delirious night of shattering revelations in this perfectly scripted comedy with stand-out performances from an impressive ensemble cast.


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