A leaden romantic comedy about an ugly duckling who turns herself into a silly goose, built around the overweening ego of star, director and producer Barbra Streisand. Plain-Jane Rose (Streisand), a brilliant professor of English, falls madly in love with mathematician
Gregory Larkin (Jeff Bridges), who's convinced that sex ruins everything and wants to love Rose for her spirit and intellect. Their marriage of the minds, of course, is a disaster. The heartbroken Rose transforms herself from a purported frump into an impeccably coiffed Long Island matron d'un
the better to show them all
that her bosoms are at least the equal of her brains....