Diane Ladd is star, director, and screenwriter of MRS. MUNCK, a nostalgia binge about an embittered woman victimized by her memories and nearly driven mad by her inability to bend the past to her own will.
At the funeral of her ineffectual but loving spouse, Harley (Jim Walton), Rose Munck (Diane Ladd) explains in a voice-over how she's going to bear widowhood by becoming the caregiver to unloved ex-business magnate Patrick Leary (Bruce Dern). Nursing deep resentment toward this grumpy old man, the
redoubtable Mrs. Munck puts him on a health regimen that borders on cruel and unusual punishment.
It seems that, years before, married community pillar Patrick se...