Bright performances elevate this inconsequential script about female bonding into diverting if unmemorable entertainment.
Reno Nevada, "Divorce capital of America," is the meeting place for two dissimilar women. Pen (Stockard Channing) is a middle-aged woman distraught by the end of her marriage to Victor (Stuart Wilson), who withheld emotional support and had an affair with a younger woman. Edie (Jennifer Tilly) is
an outgoing younger woman divorcing the husband she hasn't seen in years in order to marry her new boyfriend.
Having completed their courtroom formalities, Edie and Pen strike up a conversation in a bar, mostly to evade the unwanted attentions ...