After the death of his son, Macon Leary, a travel writer, seems to be sleep walking through life. Macon's wife, seems to be having trouble too, and thinks it would be best if the two would just split up. After the break up, Macon meets a strange outgoing woman, who seems to bring him back down to earth. After starting a relationship with the outgoing woman, Macon's wife seems to think that their marriage is still worth a try. Macon is then forced to deal many decisionsWritten by
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Macon's brothers, Porter and Charles, are physically reversed in the film from their description in the book. The book describes Porter as thin and tall and Charles as overweight and shorter. In the film, Porter is played by the heavier David Ogden Stiers while the taller and slender Ed Begley Jr. plays Charles. See more »
After returning from England, Macon reaches into his pocket for his keys twice. See more »
If I could go anywhere, I'd go to Paris. It sounds so romantic.
Paris - is terrible. Everybody's impolite.
Take me with you next time. I could show you the good parts.
I have a very limited expense account. I never even took my wife! My wife?
I was only teasing. Did you think I meant it?
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Hurt expresses more with the slightest movement on his face than most actors do with pages of dialogue. An achingly beautiful portrait of a man trapped within himself, struggling at once to stay in and get out
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