Starting Over

Starting Over is a 1979 American comedy-drama film based on Dan Wakefield's 1973 novel, produced by James L. Brooks, and directed by Alan J. Pakula. Starring Burt Reynolds, Jill Clayburgh, and Candice Bergen, it follows a recently divorced man who is torn between his new girlfriend and his ex-wife.


Phil Potter splits with his wife, Jessica. She wants to be a singer/songwriter and has been having an affair.