Rebecca Miller writes and directs this drama based on her own novel. Robin Wright Penn stars as the eponymous Pippa, who at the age of 50 seems to have everything in life: security, happiness, a brilliant publisher husband 30 years her senior and successful grown-up twins. But when her husband (Alan Arkin) first decides that they should both leave New York and move to a retirement home in Connecticut, and then embarks on an affair with a woman even younger than she is, Pippa finds herself re-assessing her place in the world and quietly spiralling towards a nervous breakdown.
United Kingdom released, PAL/Region 2 DVD: LANGUAGES: English ( Dolby Digital 2.0 ), English ( Dolby Digital 5.1 ), ANAMORPHIC WIDESCREEN (1.85:1), SPECIAL FEATURES: Anamorphic Widescreen, Cast/Crew Interview(s), Interactive Menu, Scene Access, SYNOPSIS: From all outward appearances, Pippa Lee leads a charmed existence. An anchor of feminine serenity, she is the devoted wife of an accomplished publisher thirty years her senior, the proud mother of two grown children, and a trusted friend and confidant to all who cross her path. But as Pippa dutifully follows her husband to a new life in a staid Connecticut retirement community, her idyllic world and the persona she has built over the course of her marriage will be put to the ultimate test. ...The Private Lives of Pippa Lee