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As in all great scripts, this libretto is open ended in a way that would afford a freedom of interpretation any actor would sign on for. Back in 1977, before Broadway singers were miked, she did Lillian Holiday in Happy End and was a knockout vocally. But a Parsifal movie would not require the vocal heft required to fill the 4,000 seat Met opera.
In fact, one was surprised later when she chose to do non-musical roles. Moreover, computers do amazing things these days to add and subtract age.
Death surrounds them: she's sick, a pal has cancer, he digs graves at the cemetery and visits the grave of his infant son whom he dropped; visions of his past haunt him, including ghosts of two men he killed.
That night, out drinking, Helen tries to sing at a bar.
Francis Phelan and Helen Archer are bums, back in their birth city.
Despite its fine cast and script by Nora Ephron, the film is disjointed and, ultimately, dishonest.
Streep would have amazing growth potential in that second act.
For here she needs to communicate infinite wisdom, dumbness, innocence, guilt, power and impotence simultaneously.
They buy a house, have a daughter, and Rachel thinks they are living happily ever after until she discovers that Mark is having an affair while she is waddling around with a second pregnancy.
Jack Nicholson's performance of "Soliloquy" ("My Boy Bill"), from Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Carousel", is a nod to Writer Nora Ephron's parents, Henry Ephron and Phoebe Ephron, who wrote the screenplay for the musical film Carousel (1956), which was also produced by Henry Ephron.