The Roses, Barbara and Oliver, live happily as a married couple. Then she starts to wonder what life would be like without Oliver, and likes what she sees. Both want to stay in the house, and so they begin a campaign to force each other to leave. In the middle of the fighting is D'Amato, the divorce lawyer. He gets to see how far both will go to get rid of the other, and boy do they go far.. Written by
Once in a lifetime comes a motion picture that makes you feel like falling in love all over again. This is not that movie.
Did You Know?
The film delivered its narrative by telling its story utilizing a flashback technique being told by Oliver Rose (Michael Douglas
)'s attorney Gavin D'Amato (Danny DeVito
). See more
When Barbara cartwheels down the stairs, the stairs are clearly flat, slanting downwards, making it easier for the stunt performer to perform the cartwheels. Additionally, they are standing on a curved staircase, but the stairs on which the stunt person does the cartwheels appear to be perfectly straight. See more
[Gavin is talking to a client
You have some valid reasons for wanting a divorce.
[blows his nose with a handkerchief
Excuse me. My sinuses are very sensitive to irritants.
[sprays nasal decongestant up his nostrils
In the past five months, I think I've breathed freely with both sides working maybe a week total.
[pulls a cigarette out of a pack
I gotta cut this out. It's gonna kill me.
[lights his cigarette
I hadn't smoked for thirteen years. I kept the last cigarette from my last ...
Only You (And You Alone)
Written by Buck Ram
and Ande Rand
Performed by The Platters
Courtesy of PolyGram Special Projects a division of
PolyGram Records, Inc. See more