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A Woman Under The Influence

R| 2 hr. 35 min.

Plot Summary
Mabel Longhetti (Gena Rowlands), desperate and lonely, is married to a Los Angeles municipal construction worker, Nick (Peter Falk). Increasingly unstable, especially in the company of others, she craves happiness, but her extremely volatile behavior convinces Nick that she poses a danger to their family and decides to commit her to an institution for six months. Alone with a trio of kids to raise on his own, he awaits her return, which holds more than a few surprises.

Cast: Gena Rowlands , Peter Falk , Katherine Cassavetes , Lady Rowlands , Fred Draper ,

Director: John Cassavetes

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Touchstone Pictures

A Woman Under The Influence (1974)

Release Date: January 22nd, 1997|2 hr. 35 min.

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