Perfect wife Marjorie Turner (Kirstie Alley) is neglected by her husband Harry, a doctor who's married to his career and devoted to his family (each and every relative a doctor). Marjorie also has a troubled relationship with her hellraiser sister, Jeanine (Jami Gertz). Marjorie has always
been a model of decorum, but when she does cut loose, it is with fatal results. Dismayed by her in-laws casual disregard and egged on by her sister, Marjorie has a brief affair with a handsome stranger (Sam Elliott), whom she meets while helping him write a note to accompany a gift basket of fruit
he's sending to a party he wishes he didn't have to attend. (He gets his wish.) Mea...