A Woman Under The Influence

  • 1974
  • Movie
  • R
  • Drama

Tough-minded, moving study of a working-class housewife's mental breakdown, enhanced by superb performances from Rowlands, in the title role, and Falk as her husband. Laborteaux, Grisanti, and Cassel play the children. A kind of tragic duet between the two leads, A WOMAN remains an insightful essay on sexual politics. As Rowlands delicately crosses the...read more

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(Movie Clip) The Palisades Caved In
Writer and director John Cassavetes' improbable and fascinating opening, Peter Falk, who was the film's main financier, as Nick, with his construction (more…)
(Movie Clip) Here's To Everybody!
From the meal after the emergency overnight shift at the home of construction crew boss Nick (Peter Falk) and Mabel (Gena Rowlands), whose dalliance a (more…)
(Movie Clip) Your Mother's Terribly Nervous
The introduction of the title character, John Cassavetes directs his wife Gena Rolands as Mabel, with her own mother (Lady Rowlands), demonstrating wh (more…)

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  • Released: 1974
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Tough-minded, moving study of a working-class housewife's mental breakdown, enhanced by superb performances from Rowlands, in the title role, and Falk as her husband. Laborteaux, Grisanti, and Cassel play the children. A kind of tragic duet between the two… (more)

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