Starting Over

(1979)

Overview

A divorced man falls in love, but somehow he can't get over his ex-wife. This effects his love life in comic ways. Based on Dan Wakefield's novel. Burt Reynolds is an attractive middle-aged man who suffers a crisis of confidence when ditched by his ambitious singer wife (Candice Bergen), until he begins to forge a new new relationship with an equally insecure teacher (Jill Clayburgh). But when the wife attempts a reconciliation - seduction followed by a truly excruciating song she has composed for him - he realizes where his loyalty lies.

  1. James L. Brooks

    Writer

  2. Alan J. Pakula

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Burt Reynolds

    Burt Reynolds

    Phil Potter

  2. Candice Bergen

    Candice Bergen

    Jessica Potter

  3. Jill Clayburgh

    Jill Clayburgh

    Marilyn Holmburg

  4. Charles Durning

    Charles Durning

    Mickey

  5. Frances Sternhagen

    Frances Sternhagen

    Marva

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Status Released

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  • October 5, 1979
    R, Theatrical

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 45m

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