The First Wives Club Movie Review Summary

Actors: Diane Keaton, Bette Midler, Goldie Hawn

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Annie is a middle-aged woman going through therapy to try to reconnect to her separated husband. She attends the funeral of an old college friend of hers who committed suicide after her husband left her for a younger woman. After the funeral, she meets up with the other two members of her college clique, Brenda and Elise. The three women realize that all of them have husbands who are leaving them and cheating on them with younger women. They helped build their husbands' careers and now they will be left with nothing. They decide to take justice into their own hands and dig up dirt on their husbands to make them pay.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1980's-1999 Family, struggling with    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   Husband

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   homemaker/wife Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American Unusual characteristics:    -   Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York Misc setting    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   Some foul language Is this movie based on a    -   book

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