Cinema: Love the Second Time Around


Directed and Written by Paul Mazursky

Paul Mazursky's best movies — Bob and Carol and Ted and Alice, Blume in Love and now An Unmarried Woman — are bulletins from a combat zone. The battlefield is affluent urban America; the war is the sexual revolution of the 1970s. Mazursky describes the skirmishes in all their neurotic glory, tots up the emotion al casualties and tries to identify the survivors. He does so with both compassion and dark wit, and the result has been a remarkable string of films that document the...

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