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An Unmarried Woman

Cast
Jill Clayburgh, Alan Bates, Michael Murphy, Cliff Gorman, Patricia Quinn, Linda Miller, Andrew Duncan, Raymond J. Barry, Michael Tucker, Paul Mazursky, Vincent Schiavelli, David Rasche
Released
1978
diazepam | Valium | lithium | marijuana
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Art gallery worker Erica tells her stockbroker husband, “You’re going crazy, Martin.” (0:02)

Martin tells Erica, “Jesus, I quit smoking.”
”You know... my blood pressure goes up 20 points from the anxiety of having to take the exam.” (0:04)

Elaine tells the others, “I’m drunk, and I’m giddy...”
Jeannette: ”You think I’m going crazy, don’t you?”
Elaine: “Crazy?”
”They’re all wrapped up in sexual ego.”
Sue: ”What the hell is sexual ego, Elaine?” (0:08)

Martin tells Erica, referring to Jeannette, “She’s flipped.”
”Elaine makes me very nervous.”
Erica: “Martin, I’m not in the mood.”
”It’s wonderful when you’re in the mood, and I’m in the mood...”
Martin: “I’m anxious all the time...”
Erica: “You should see a psychiatrist.”
”Jeannette’s crazy.” (0:12)

Erica asks her daughter Patti, “Are you taking a psych course this year?” (0:19)

Elaine tells the others, “Depression has a way of getting nice and comfortable. There are days when I really enjoy my black moods.”
Erica: “I’m depressed.” (0:30)

Erica tells Patti, “That’s crazy.”
Patti: “Then I’m crazy.” (0:32)

By telephone Patti tells her boyfriend Phil, “Star Wars.” (0:33)

Erica tells Dr. Jacobs, “Maybe I should take Valium or something.”
”Maybe I should see a psychiatrist, Arthur.”
Jacobs: “You’d have to be crazy to feel good... and I’m not saying you shouldn’t see a psychiatrist.”
Erica: “I’m not in the mood for men, Arthur.” (0:34)

Erica tells Elaine, “This is crazy.”
Hal tells Elaine, “Boy, that’s a nervous lady.” (0:42)

Public relations professional Bob tells Erica, “You feel very disoriented.”
Referring to Martin: ”He must be out of his mind.”
”You’re paranoid.”
”I’m crazy about you.” (0:43)

Erica tells Patti, “It’s just confusing.” (0:47)

Erica in psychotherapy session (0:49)

Psychotherapist Tanya tells Erica, “Maybe the confusion that you’re feeling now will clear up.” (0:52)

Erica tells Martin, “I’m seeing a therapist...”
Martin: “Who’s the therapist?”
”You have a lousy shrink.”
”You’re flippin’.” (0:54)

Jeannette: “I never had any self-esteem.”
Elaine: “Self-esteem. I could write a book on self-esteem: ‘Self-esteem and the American Woman’.”
”Aunt Elaine is just a manic-depressive.”
Erica, referring to Patti: “She’s confused about Martin.” (0:56)

Erica in psychotherapy session.
Tanya: “It’s really okay to feel anything... depression.”
Erica: “I feel guilty about my feelings.”
Tanya, referring to feelings: “They have no I.Q.” (1:00)

Erica tell her sculptor friend, “Charlie, I’m very nervous. Your talking is just making me more nervous.” (1:11)

Jeannette tells the others, “I’m stoned.” (1:22)

Her artist lover Saul tells Erica, “Well, whenever you put about 50 artists together in one room you get... paranoia...”
Erica, referring to Tanya: “That was my therapist.” (1:23)

Erica: “You’re drunk, Charlie.”
Charlie: “Yes, and stoned.” (1:26)

Erica tells Saul, “This is craziness.” (1:37)

Patti tells Erica and Saul, “Booze is worse than grass. I smoke grass once in a while.” (1:43)

Patti tells Erica, “I guess I’m just nervous.” (1:44)

Erica tells Martin, “Well, you know, I’ve, uh, stopped seeing my therapist...”
Martin: “It’s craziness.” (1:48)

Saul tells Erica, “I think we need a marriage counselor.” (1:52)

Erica: “It’s confusing, Elaine.”
Elaine: “Since I started taking lithium, I feel more sensible than this month’s Good Housekeeping. No more black, moody lows, but I sure as hell miss my highs.”
Erica: “Oh, it’s crazy.” (1:56)

Saul tells Erica she’s, “Driving me crazy.” (1:59)