Ruth is a wife and mother who tries to please her husband (Bob) but finds him pulling away and spending more time at the office than at home. When he begins an affair with a famous romance novelist (Mary) and leaves Ruth to raise their kids, she decides she's had enough of playing nice docile housewife. Ruth endeavors to show Bob and Mary the truth about themselves and each other, while creating a new successful life of her own.
Revenge Is Sweet... And Low.
Did You Know?
Prior to this picture, considered Meryl Streep
's first ever full comedy feature film, the closest thing to full comedy movies that Meryl Streep
had appeared in, were the comedy-drama Heartburn
(1986) and the romantic-comedy drama Manhattan
(1979). See more
When Ruth boards the bus headed for NYC, you can briefly see Hooper standing off to the back of the bus before she begins sprinting after it. See more
You give men what they want, and then they don't want it anymore.
I Will Survive
Written by Dino Fekaris
and Freddie Perren
Performed by Sa-Fire
Provided Courtesy of PolyGram Records See more