Cinema: Union on Strike

Two for the Road. In rural England, a husband and wife gaze out of their sports car at a bride and groom emerging from a church. She sighs: "They don't look very happy." He snaps: "Why should they? They just got married."

In that exchange, Audrey Hepburn and Albert Finney sum up the film that follows: an adult bedtime story of a couple whose union is constantly going on strike. Abandoning the Givenchy school and the elfin cool, Hepburn is surprisingly good as a Virginia Woolf-cub who has earned her share of scars in...

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