No style, no wit, no chemistry – no hope

What do you do when all the children have flown the nest and you’re confronted with – well, with each other. For Kay (Streep), the reality of a lack of communication and two eggs and bacon delivered every morning at breakfast has become stultifying. She, not unreasonably, wants more. He, Arnold (Jones), lives in his own selfish world.

The film begins with Kay coquettishly examining herself in a mirror, fluffing her hair, smoothing her hips in a long, slightly too blue, nightdress. There