Compromising Positions Script

Script by:Susan Isaacs (Screenplay)
Directed by:Frank Perry
Year:1985

Plot:An ex-newspaper woman who is now a suburban housewife can't resist getting involved in an investigation of the murder of a philandering dentist who had been having affairs with several of her neighbors.
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Play It As It Lays Script

Script by:Joan Didion (Screenplay), John Gregory Dunne (Screenplay)
Directed by:Frank Perry
Year:1972

Plot:Burned-out B-movie actress Maria, depressed and frustrated with her loveless marriage to an ambitious film director, Carter Lang, who would rather work on his career than on his relationship with her, numbs herself with drugs and sex with strangers. Only her friendship with a sensitive gay movie producer, B.Z., offers a semblance of solace. But even that relationship proves to be fleeting amidst the empty decadence of Hollywood.
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