Ruth is a wife and mother who tries to please her husband (Bob) but finds him pulling away and spending more time at the office than at home. When he begins an affair with a famous romance novelist (Mary) and leaves Ruth to raise their kids, she decides she's had enough of playing nice docile housewife. Ruth endeavors to show Bob and Mary the truth about themselves and each other, while creating a new successful life of her own.
Revenge Is Sweet... And Low.
Did You Know?
Before doing this movie, actress Meryl Streep
was criticized and questioned as to whether she could do comedy. See more
When Bob picks up the mail from the mailbox and hands the pink envelope to Mary it has no stamp on it. See more
I've always been totally honest with you.
Written by Tom Kimmel
and Doug Sisemore
Performed by Tom Kimmel
Provided Courtesy of PolyGram Records See more