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How to Beat the High Cost of Living

Character: Louise

Directed by: Robert Scheerer

Written by: Robert Kaufman, Leonora Thuna

Produced by: Jerome M. Zeitman, Robert Kaufman, Robin Krause, Samuel Z. Arkoff

Cast Members: Susan Saint James, Jane Curtin, Richard Benjamin, Eddie Albert

Released date: July 11, 1980

Genre: Comedy, Crime

A female trio of longtime friends once had happy lives, but now the dregs of suburbia and economic hardships are getting to them. Divorcée Jane is dating the financially lacking Robert, and she gets pregnant despite their lack of money. Elaine is broke after her recent divorce. And Louise is struggling with a failing business. In the midst of these problems, the seemingly average women hatch a plan to rip off a local mall.

Taglines

• They’re No Angels
• A new comedy for everyone who ever wanted to do to the System what the System’s been doing to them.
• A hilarious new comedy for everyone who ever wanted to give the oil companies gas pains, turn off the power companies’ lights and make the banks stand in line for a change.