For weepie fans, a high class divorce, finely played. KRAMER VS. KRAMER is, essentially, a television movie that was raised into the feature category by the excellence of the execution. With Robert Reed in the Hoffman role and Suzanne Pleshette as his wife, it would have been a typical CBS
Based on a novel by Avery Corman, the story takes place in New York City and shows Streep, an independent woman, leaving husband Hoffman, an art director in an ad agency, for no other reason than that she wants to "find herself." Hoffman is left to care for their young son, Henry. The extra strain
of having to be both father and mother to Henry causes Hoffman to make s...