Heartburn


1h 49m 1986

Brief Synopsis

Rachel Samstat, a New York food critic, beds Mark Forman, a Washington, D.C. newspaper columnist. The two fall in love, and Rachel relinquishes her job and relocates to be with a man who views himself as unfit for marriage. They try to build a life together as they struggle with the construction crews renovating their home. When Rachel gets pregnant, Mark is enthusiastic but soon begins doubting whether he could be a family man.

Film Details

Also Known As
lust och nöd
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Romance
Drama
Adaptation
Release Date
1986
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
Apthorp Building, New York City, New York, USA; Bellevue Hospital, New York City, New York, USA; Church of the Holy Trinity, New York City, New York, USA; Georgetown, Washington, DC, USA; McLean, Virginia, USA; Naemes Market, Washington, DC, USA; National Airport, Washington, DC, USA; Tavern on the Green, New York City, New York, USA; Sheridan Square, New York City, New York, USA; Palm Restaurant, Washington, DC, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 49m

Synopsis

When successful food critic Rachel Samstat begins to fall for the charming columnist Mark Forman, she is warned that he is not capable of fidelity. But after a whirlwind courtship, they marry, and Rachel gives up her career to dedicate herself to making their marriage work. Mark is thrilled when Rachel announces that she is pregnant but becomes anxious about his new, responsible role and begins cheating on her. .

Crew

Nestor Almendros

Dp/Cinematographer

Nestor Almendros

Director Of Photography

Sally Andrews

Dga Trainee

Billy Austin

Song

Richard Barbatta

Production Assistant

Steve Barri

Song

Stan Bochner

Sound Editor

Susan Bode

Set Decorator

Timothy M. Bourne

Assistant Director

Lew Brown

Song

Hoagy Carmichael

Song

Jerry Caron

Assistant

Alba Censoplano

Wardrobe Supervisor

Michael J Cerone

Sound

Kay Chapin

Script Supervisor

Dorcas Cochran

Song

Kris Cole

Music Editor

Jerry Deblau

Best Boy

John Deblau

Gaffer

Michael Dennison

Wardrobe Supervisor

Walter Donaldson

Song

David Dreyfuss

Assistant Director

Nora Ephron

Source Material (From Novel)

Nora Ephron

Screenplay

Frank Graziadei

Sound

Romaine Greene

Hair

Robert Greenhut

Producer

Richard Guay

Accounting Assistant

Merle Haggard

Song Performer

Merle Haggard

Song

Lee Halls

Makeup

Brian Hamill

Photography

Oscar Hammerstein Ii

Song

Lorenz Hart

Song

Joseph R Hartwick

Production Auditor

J. Roy Helland

Makeup

J. Roy Helland

Hair

Barbara Heller

Production Assistant

Amy Herman

Other

Gary Jones

Assistant

Louis Jordan

Song

Gus Kahn

Song

Chaim Kantor

Assistant Camera Operator

John Kasarda

Art Director

Russ Kunkel

Music

Russ Kunkel

Music Producer

Dan Lerner

Camera Operator

Ellen Lewis

Casting Associate

Mark Livolsi

Sound Editor

Frank Loesser

Song

Natasha Lyonne

Other

Bruce Maccallum

Camera Assistant

Susan Macnair

Assistant

Tony Martinez

Sound Editor

George Massenburg

Music Producer

George Massenburg

Music

James Mazzola

Property Master

Harold Mcevoy

Transportation Captain

Patrick Mullins

Music Editor

Dan Neroda

Video

Mike Nichols

Producer

Richard Nord

Assistant Editor

Sam O'steen

Editor

Arne Olsen

Grip

Bill Payne

Music

Bill Payne

Music Producer

Geraldine Peroni

Sound Editor

Ron Petagna

Construction Coordinator

Thomas Prate

Key Grip

Helen Robin

Production Coordinator

Richard Rodgers

Song

Ann Roth

Costume Designer

James Sabat

Sound

Louis Sabat

Boom Operator

Julio Sanders

Song

Carly Simon

Music

P. F. Sloan

Song

Ezra Swerdlow

Production Manager

Juliet Taylor

Casting

Todd Thaler

Casting

W A Timm

Song

Paul Trejo

Sound Editor

Joel Tuber

Associate Producer

Joel Tuber

Assistant Director

Jaromir Vejvoda

Song

Richard Ventre

Scenic Artist

Frank Vincent

Song

Richard Vorisek

Sound

Tony Walton

Production Designer

Ned Washington

Song

Dave Weinman

On-Set Dresser

Gilbert S Williams

Production Assistant

Film Details

Also Known As
lust och nöd
MPAA Rating
Genre
Comedy
Romance
Drama
Adaptation
Release Date
1986
Distribution Company
Paramount Pictures
Location
Apthorp Building, New York City, New York, USA; Bellevue Hospital, New York City, New York, USA; Church of the Holy Trinity, New York City, New York, USA; Georgetown, Washington, DC, USA; McLean, Virginia, USA; Naemes Market, Washington, DC, USA; National Airport, Washington, DC, USA; Tavern on the Green, New York City, New York, USA; Sheridan Square, New York City, New York, USA; Palm Restaurant, Washington, DC, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 49m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video February 1987

Released in United States Summer July 25, 1986

Re-released in United States on Video January 25, 1995

Based on the semi-autobiographical novel "Heartburn" written by Nora Ephron and published by Knopf in 1983.

Originally Mandy Patinkin was signed to play Mark, but was replaced by Jack Nicholson during production.

Began shooting July 19, 1985.

Completed shooting October 10, 1985.

Re-released in United States on Video January 25, 1995

Released in United States on Video February 1987

Released in United States Summer July 25, 1986