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Film Class: The Heartbreak Kid

  • Jewish Community Library 1835 Ellis Street San Francisco, CA, 94115 (map)
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Free program with free garage parking on Pierce between Ellis and Eddy. 

Charles Grodin portrays a young New Yorker who, only a few days into his honeymoon, gives up his marriage to a Jewish woman (Jeannie Berlin) in order to pursue a wealthy non-Jewish college student from the Midwest (Cybil Shepherd). Elaine May directed this controversial film adapted by Neil Simon from a story by Bruce Jay Friedman. 1972, 106 minutes. 

Discussion led by Library Director Howard Freedman.