An adaptation of Isaac Bashevis Singer's novel by director-cowriter Paul Mazursky (MOSCOW ON THE HUDSON; DOWN AND OUT IN BEVERLY HILLS), ENEMIES, A LOVE STORY stars Ron Silver as Herman, a Jew who survived the Holocaust because his family's Catholic Polish servant, Yadwiga (Margaret
Sophie Stein), helped him hide from the Nazis. Believing his own wife to have died, Herman marries Yadwiga out of gratitude and settles with her in Coney Island after the war. When his mistress, Masha (Lena Olin), another Holocaust survivor, becomes pregnant, he marries her as well, but does not
divorce Yadwiga (whose union with Herman is not recognized by his religion). Things get even...