Cinema: Heartburn


Directed by MEL STUART

Screenplay by DAVID SELTZER

One day Amy threw her husband's copy of Milton out the window and he walked out on her. That was the way the marriage ended. The movie should have too.

But alas, the scene is the opening of One Is a Lonely Number. Amy (Trish Van Devere) spends the rest of the running time slogging around San Francisco in search of a little self-respect and what one adviser calls "the three gets: get a job, get a lawyer, get laid." She eventually succeeds on all counts, after no small amount...

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