This is one of those "better luck next time" pictures--and, of course, next time meant THE GODFATHER for Coppola. He'd already directed five films without much success: the vile little TONIGHT FOR SURE!, the disastrous FINIAN'S RAINBOW, and the unjustly overlooked THE TERROR, DEMENTIA 13,
and YOU'RE A BIG BOY NOW. Although studios had some confidence in his writing ability, his directorial work was seriously in question. This odd odyssey was not a hit, even though over the years it has been regarded as one of Coppola's more personal pictures and has attained a limited following.
Knight plays Natalie, a childless Long Island housewife married to a decent man, Vinny ...