His & Hers (1997 film)

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His & Hers
His & Hers poster.jpg
Directed by Hal Salwen
Written by Hal Salwen
Starring Liev Schreiber
Caroleen Feeney
Michael Rispoli
Cynthia Watros
Danny Hoch
N'Bushe Wright
Distributed by Alliance Independent Films
Release date
  • 1997 (1997) (U.S.)
Running time
82 minutes
Country United States
Language English

His & Hers is an American independent film which premiered at the 1997 Sundance Film Festival.[1] Written and directed by Hal Salwen, it is a modern screwball comedy, the plot of which centers around the accidental amputation of a finger.[2][3]


While chopping carrots in her suburban kitchen, a nervous housewife, Carol (Caroleen Feeney), accidentally chops off her husband Glenn's (Liev Schreiber) pinky, causing the detached finger to fly out the window and into the backyard. After chasing down the neighbor's dog, which has absconded with the errant digit, Carol eventually recovers it, But as the couple races to the hospital to have the finger reattached, Carol discovers that Glenn has been unfaithful. Indignant, she decides that she is not giving it back until Glenn confesses to the identity of his affair. After much hemming and hawing, Glenn eventually acknowledges that it is Pam (Cynthia Watros), who also just happens to be Carol's best friend. Incensed, Carol drives to Pam's house to confront her, only to raise the ire of Pam's husband, Nick (Michael Rispoli), who grabs the finger and runs off, planning to put it into a bank deposit machine.


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