Liz and Merry Noel become friends as college roommates and their friendship endures over the years. Liz becomes a respected "serious" novelist. Merry Noel marries, has a daughter and writes, too: "trash" fiction which becomes enormously successful. Their story begins in college and jumps ahead some years at a time to show their relationship with each other and those in their orbits as they grow and mature. Written by
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From the very beginning, they knew they'd be friends to the end. What they didn't count on was everything in between.
Did You Know?
The film takes place over a twenty-two year period, between 1959 and 1981. The times that are depicted in the movie are the years 1959, 1969, 1975 and 1981. See more
Merry is in bed when she suddenly comes up with title for her next novel - "Home Cookin'". But a moment later, when she rushes into her office, that title is already scrawled across the blackboard where she jots down her ideas. See more
I am sick and fucking tired of you trying to live your life through my skin!
Merry Noel Blake
Hah! If I had your skin I'd take better care of it!
On The Sunny Side of the Street
Sung by Willie Nelson
Composed by Jimmy McHugh
Lyrics by Dorothy Fields
Courtesy of Columbia Records See more