Enormous Changes at the Last Minute

Enormous Changes at the Last Minute is a 1983 three-part drama film based on the 1974 short stories of the same name by Grace Paley, which was directed by Mirra Bank, Ellen Hovde and Muffie Meyer. The film stars Kevin Bacon, Ellen Barkin and David Strathairn, among others. The film was released in 1985 in the United States.


In the first segment (directed by Ellen Hovde and Muffie Meyer), Virginia (Ellen Barkin) a housewife with three kids who is newly deserted by her husband. She succumbs to the advances of a former boyfriend (now married with kids), who is also the landlord's son.