If I Were You
Madelyn sees her husband (Paul) canoodling with his mistress (Lucy) in a restaurant and in her credulity decides to call him just to make sure it is him she has seen. Madelyn's distraught call grips Paul in his guilt and, consequently, he decides to leave Lucy on the spot. Madelyn follows Lucy and finds her mortally confused and buying a long piece of rope. To save Lucy, Madelyn befriends her and aiming to help Lucy regain her confidence and develop a career in acting, she helps her get into a production of King Lear. The script and scenes of the main story are theatrically articulated as the movie pays homage to the theatre and the play that has been embedded in it.