Directed by John Cassavetes
A Woman Under the Influence is arguably John Cassavetes' most popular and influential film.
Released in 1974, it stars Gena Rowlands (Gloria, Faces) and the legendary Peter Falk (Columbo) as Mabel and Nick Longhetti, a blue-collar couple struggling to cope with her slide into mental illness.
A defining work from a golden era of American independent filmmaking, this masterpiece has lost none of its power to devastate. T
he film received two Oscar nominations – Rowlands for Best Actress and Cassavetes for Best Director.