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
Ron Kerrigan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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
Jackie Bisset's character is shown flying from LA to NY in a 747, but that plane didn't enter service until 1970, the year after this scene takes place (1969). See more
Merry Noel Blake
I don't want you to tell me any lies, Liz.
Don't worry. I have to get sleep before I can tell a believable lie.
Referenced in The Flower of My Secret
Take Me for a Buggy Ride
Written by Mezz Mezzrow
, Wesley Wilson
Sung by Bessie Smith
Courtesy of CBS Records See more