Release Date: 1989

Director: Susan Seidelman


Fay Weldon (novel)

Barry Strugatz  (screenplay)

Mark R. Burns (screenplay)


Meryl Streep

Roseanne Barr

Ed Begley Jr.

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Locations of L.I. Shoots:

Port Jefferson and Belle Terre are both cited as filming locations (aerial view)

The Pink Mansion, home of the romance novelist Mary Fisher (played by Streep) is located in Belle Terre and overlooks the Long Island Sound.

Of Interest:

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“…the raw material for a really good movie was there. Fay Weldon’s novel “The Life and Loves of a She-Devil” previously spawned a superior 1986 British TV miniseries. The story’s premise, a spurned housewife exacts extremely crafty revenge on faithless husband and rich bimbo lover, is the kind of deliciously nasty fantasy anyone can relate to.” ~ Steve Simels | | July 6, 1990