Shoot the Moon

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Shoot the Moon ★★½ 1982 (R)

A successful writer, married and with four children, finds his life unrewarding and leaves his family to take up with a younger woman. The wife must learn to deal with her resentment, the fears of her children, and her own attempt at a new love. Fine acting but a wornout story. 124m/C VHS . Diane Keaton, Albert Finney, Karen Allen, Peter Weller, Dana Hill, Viveka Davis, Tracey Gold, Tina Yothers; D: Alan Parker; W: Bo Goldman.