The Affair Poster

Release Date: 1973

DVD Release Date: February 4th, 1998

PG|1 hr 14 min

Plot Summary
Courtney Patterson (Natalie Wood) is a beautiful young songwriter who is physically disabled due to polio. Her condition has made her emotionally guarded, but when she meets Marcus Simon (Robert Wagner), a handsome older attorney, she cautiously moves towards romance. Although Courtney remains wary of intimacy, Marcus slowly wins her over. Unfortunately, her family is not supportive of their relationship, providing yet another obstacle that the couple must overcome.

Cast: Natalie Wood, Robert Wagner, Bruce Davison, Jamie Smith Jackson, Kent Smith, Frances Reid, Pat Harrington Jr., Paul Ryan

Director: Gilbert Cates

Genres: Romance

Keywords: Touching, Melodramatic, Family, Emotional, Love, 1970s