Cinema: Labor's Lost

Luv. A miserable New York intellectual hovers on the Manhattan Bridge, preparing to take the plunge. An old college chum happens by, pulls him down and speaks of love—the panacea for all spiritual ills. "I'm more in love today than on the day I married," he swears, "but my wife won't give me a divorce." Solution: wife swapping, with the intellectual taking over for the husband and the husband going off to his mistress. But the cure turns out to be worse than the disease. The intellectual's misery is contagious, and six weeks later...

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