The Price of a Broken Heart Poster

Release Date: 1999

DVD Release Date: December 30th, 2003

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary
After almost 20 years of marriage, Dorothy (Park Overall) and Joe Hutlemyer (Timothy Carhart) divorce after Joe reveals a three-year affair with his secretary, Lynn (Laura Innes). Devastated and defiant, Dorothy discovers an obscure law that allows her to sue Lynn for breaking up her marriage. What follows is a difficult legal battle that sees Dorothy both vilified and supported by various media outlets, who have wildly differing views of the case. The film is based on a true story.

Cast: Park Overall, Laura Innes, Timothy Carhart, Dan Byrd, Libby Whittemore, Jordan Williams

Director: Paul Shapiro

Genres: Docudrama

Keywords: Passionate, Brooding, 1990s, Son, Rivalry, Melodramatic, Quest, Wife, Forbidden love, Sacrifice