Heartburn (1986) – Comedy, Drama

Heartburn (1986)

An autobiographical look at the break-up of Screenwriter Nora Ephron’s marriage to Carl “All the President’s Men” Bernstein was also a best-selling novel. The Ephron character, Rachel Samstag (Meryl Streep), is a food writer at a New York City magazine who meets Washington, D.C. columnist Mark Forman (Jack Nicholson) at a wedding and ends up falling in love with him despite her reservations about marriage. 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.

Stars Meryl Streep, Jack Nicholson, Jeff Daniels