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Chronology: 1991

Contrary to better belief, the Hollywood of the early 1990’s didn’t offer much quality work. Some designated projects fell through, such as the starring role in “Thelma and Louise” due to salary disputes, or the leading role in “Man Trouble” opposite Jack Nicholson due to the pregnancy with her fourth child, a girl named Louisa. She chose Albert Brooks’ romantic comedy “Defending Your Life”, which deals with the afterlife – a place called Judgement City between earth and heaven where attorneys and courts judge wheter you can enter heaven or go back to earth. While waiting for his trial, Brooks meets the seemingly perfect woman, the most chilled inhabitant of Judgement City, as played by Streep. The film opened to favorable reviews but dismal box office.