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Meryl Streep Meryl Streep
Rachel Samstat
Jack Nicholson Jack Nicholson
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Jeff Daniels Jeff Daniels
Stockard Channing Stockard Channing
Julie Siegel
Richard Masur Richard Masur
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6 years, 2 months ago at Jan 27 12:45
To be honest, it seemed to be a rather obscure feature and rather forgotten nowadays but anything directed by Mike Nichols and starring Meryl Streep and Jack Nicholson was pretty much a must see in my book. Eventually, I thought that the performances were indeed very good (Would you expect anything else from such actors like Meryl Streep and Jack Nicholson?!?) but, unfortunately, the story was a l... read more


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Perhaps my expectations were too high, but a film combining the talents of Meryl Streep, Jack Nicholson, and Mike Nichols should not be this flabby and shapeless. Heartburn begins with a good foundation, but quickly crumbles once we realize it’s main character is going to project all of the blame for the failed relationship on her partner, and scene after scene will not add up to a satisfying co... read more
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An autobiographical look at the breakup of Ephron's marriage to Carl "All the President's Men" Bernstein that was also a best-selling novel. The Ephron character, Rachel is a food writer at a New York magazine who meets Washington columnist Mark at a wedding and ends up falling in love with him despite her reservations about marriage. They buy a house, have a daughter, and Rachel thinks they are living happily ever after until she discovers that Mark is having an affair while she is waddling around with a second pregnancy.
Release date: 25 July 1986
UPC: 097360168846
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