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Release Date: September 26, 1997Running Time: 94 mins.
MPAA Rating: RBox Office: $4,076.00
Genre: Comedy, Drama


Sally Kellerman

Ed Begley

Sandra Taylor

Stuart Margolin

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Harvey Dankworth and his wife, MJ, share an idyllic life as college professors--until Harvey's extra curricular activities with a lovely coed brings new meaning to the term "student affairs." After voicing her suspicians to a psychiatrist, MJ attempts to confirm them with a private detective, who hides the truth to protect her. When Harvey ultimately confesses, MJ decides to escape her anxiety by completing her long-overdue film project in Brazil, where she engages in an affair of her own. Upon returning home, MJ and Harvey wonder if their marriage is now academic and search for revelations and truths in the ruins of their relationship.