Celeste Talbert (Sally Field) is the reigning queen of soap opera, the lead in a mawkish program called "The Sun Also Sets." One of her spiteful co-stars, Montana Moorehead (Cathy Moriarty), is seducing David Barnes (Robert Downey, Jr.), the show's executive producer, so he'll get rid of
Celeste for good and make her the lead. Celeste's one real friend, head writer Rose Schwartz (Whoopi Goldberg), has to spend a lot of effort keeping Field sane and employed, including going with her to a mall and loudly "recognizing" her in public to get fans to crowd around and make her feel
that, yes, they really like her.
Regardless of its all-star cast, the true star of SO...