Falling in Love

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Falling in Love ★★½ 1984 (PG-13)

Two married New Yorkers unexpectedly fall in love after a coincidental meeting at the Rizzoli Book Store. Weak but gracefully performed reworking of “Brief Encounter,” where no one seems to ever complete a sentence. An unfortunate re-teaming for Streep and De Niro after their wonderful work in “The Deer Hunter.” 106m/C VHS, DVD . Robert De Niro, Meryl Streep, Harvey Keitel, Dianne Wiest, George Martin, Jane Kaczmarek, David Clennon; D: Ulu Grosbard; W: Michael Cristofer; C: Peter Suschitzky; M: Dave Grusin.