In only his second film as a director, Lawrence Kasdan created arguably the definitive portrait of the baby-boomer generation as it neared middle age. The Big Chill
still stands the test of time, and it also began a working relationship between Kasdan and actor Kevin Kline that has gone on to include six movies, including their latest collaboration. Darling Companion
feels closer to a sequel to The Big Chill
than Grand Canyon
, their previous attempt to make a sweeping generational statement.
Diane Keaton stars as Beth, the vaguely unsatisfied wife of Joseph (Kline), a self-centered, highly successful spinal surgeon. One day, Beth di...