James Ivory directs Terrence McNally's darkly comic adaptation of John Cheever's story set in fictional Shady Hill, New York, where advertising executive Laurence Luckinbill is held at gunpoint at a train station by former secretary Mary Beth Hurt. It's revealed that Luckinbill, estranged from his wife and others around him, once seduced Hurt, then had her fired. Their altercation leads to intense and comic moments. With Laurinda Barrett, Philip Scher. 60 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.