A young wife and mother, bored with day-to-day life in New York City and neglected by her husband, slips into increasingly outrageous fantasies: her mother breaking into the apartment, an explorer's demonstration of tribal fertility music at a party causing strange transformations, and joining terrorists to plant explosives in the Statue of Liberty. Written by
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Did You Know?
Director Irvin Kershner
told Streisand biographer James Spada that he wasn't happy with the shooting script but was advised not to express his dissatisfaction to Barbra Streisand
, who might walk off the picture. Several days into filming, Streisand went to Kershner and asked him why they were having so much trouble, and he told her they had started shooting with a weak script. Kershner said, "Your people warned me not to tell you." To which Streisand laughed, "That's ridiculous! If a script isn't good enough, let's work to improve it." See more
Look at this mess. I don't even wanna put my gloves down anywhere, move to New Jersey, the air is cleaner and nobody writes lesbians unite in the elevator.
Most of the opening titles are shown over a close-up shot of an infant's buttocks. See more
When you're in love it's the loveliest night of the year
(aka "The Merry-Go-Round Waltz" (uncredited)
Written by Juventino Rosas
Heard at the merry-go-round See more