If this love story had cost $1 million, it might have been welcomed, but critics were waiting with sharpened quills after it came in at the staggering sum of $27 million (about half of which came from director Francis Ford Coppola's own pocket, resulting in the loss of his dream studio,
Zoetrope, when the banks took the lot back from him) and returned less than $2 million on the first release. Razzle-dazzle gimmickry and photographic techniques dwarf the trivial story, a fantasy of romance among the blue-collar set. Frannie (Teri Garr) and Hank (Frederick Forrest) love each
other, but feel they have to try out other lovers to test the relationship. Hank hooks up wi...