Picking Up the Pieces Poster

Release Date: 1985

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
After 17 years in an emotionally abusive marriage, high school counselor Linette Harding (Margot Kidder) asks husband Eric (David Ackroyd) for a divorce. Though he reluctantly agrees, Linette realizes his vindictive nature when he removes all of his property from the house while Linette and her two children are absent. As Linette struggles to raise enough money for a good divorce lawyer, she begins a relationship with sensitive widower Don Hagan (James Farentino).

Cast: Margot Kidder, David Ackroyd, James Farentino

Director: Paul Wendkos

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Wife, Relationships, Underdog, Rise, Love, Emotional, Husband, 1980s, Melodramatic, House