An underrated picture that came and went before it got a chance to find an audience, this was two years ahead of its time in theme and execution. Now, of course, a surfeit of "women's films" examine all the problems of modern-day divorcehood, but this one does it better than most of those.
Van Devere and husband Jenkins have been happily married--or so she thinks--for a number of years. Then without warning Jenkins, a college professor, leaves and starts divorce proceedings. Though she's still young at 27, Van Devere has never been independent and fears being on her own. Elliot, Van
Devere's best friend, takes the shocked woman to meet Leigh, who is the president o...