With SCENES FROM THE CLASS STRUGGLE IN BEVERLY HILLS, independent filmmaker Paul Bartel (EATING RAOUL; LUST IN THE DUST; and LONGSHOT) continued his assault on decorum, but again his film is a hit-and-miss affair. Wealthy divorcee Lisabeth (Mary Woronov) temporarily moves her household
in with her Beverly Hills neighbor, Clare (Jacqueline Bisset), a recently widowed, onetime sitcom star, whose late husband (Paul Mazursky, the director of such films as DOWN AND OUT IN BEVERLY HILLS and ENEMIES: A LOVE STORY) periodically haunts the place. Also in the house are Lisabeth's invalid
son, Willie (Barret Oliver); her brother, Peter (Ed Begley, Jr.), a talentless playwrigh...