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 Mary Fisher is making faces in the mirror in her bedroom you can see the shadow of the cameraman on her reflection after she puts her white brush down on the dressing table. See more
[hearing the doorbell ring
Would somebody please get the door?
[doorbell continues ringing
WOULD SOMEBODY PLEASE GET THE GODDAMN DOOR?
Written by Dieter Meier
and Boris Blank
Performed by Yello
Provided Courtesy of Mercury Records See more