Once Is Not Enough Poster

Release Date: 1975

R|2 hr 1 min

Plot Summary
Has-been producer Mike Wayne (Kirk Douglas) marries rich closeted lesbian Deirdre Granger (Alexis Smith) in an attempt to regain his financial footing. When his daughter, January (Deborah Raffin), returns home after recuperating from a motorcycle accident, she resents the new woman in her father's life, doubting that there is any real love in the marriage. She then takes up with Tom Colt (David Janssen), a famous but alcoholic writer who is close in age to her father.

Cast: Kirk Douglas, Alexis Smith, Deborah Raffin, David Janssen, George Hamilton, Melina Mercouri, Gary Conway, Brenda Vaccaro

Director: Guy Green

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Love, Passionate, 1970s, Wife, New York City, Growing up, Melodramatic, Daughter


Winner Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role