A Woman Under the Influence (1974)

A Woman Under the Influence (1974)

  • 8.2
  • 2h 35min
  • Romance, Drama
  • 1974-11-18 (USA)


Peter Falk is a blue collar man trying to deal with his wife's mental instability. He fights to keep a semblance of normality in the face of her bizarre behavior, but when her actions affect their children, he has her committed.

Short Review

Cassavetes makes the viewer's frustration work as part of the film's expressiveness; it has an emotional rhythm unlike anything else I've ever seen.