A Man in Love

Character: Susan Elliott

Directed by: Diane Kurys

Written by: Diane Kurys, Israel Horovitz, Olivier Schatzky

Produced by: Diane Kurys

Cast Members: Peter Coyote, Greta Scacchi

Released date: May 7, 1987 (Cannes Film Festival)

Genre: Drama, Romance

While filming a biopic of Italian author Cesare Pavese in Rome, American actor Steve Elliott (Peter Coyote) falls for his British co-star, Jane Steiner (Greta Scacchi). After Steve refuses an interview with Jane's journalist father, the two actors begin a steamy affair mirroring the relationship of their characters in the film. But when Steve's wife, Susan (Jamie Lee Curtis), discovers her husband's lies, the affair damages not only Steve's family but Jane's.

Script developed by Never Enough Design