Sex and the Single Jew – Mid-life Crisis Comedy 

A mid-life crisis comedy, The Maxine Chronicles: Sex And The Single Jew uses humor to address an issue that faces many middle aged people – as children grow up and leave, marriages fall part, are we too old to follow our dreams?

Cast adrift by her philandering husband, Maxine is in a full-blown crisis of confidence when her best friend Connie takes her to a weight loss camp at the Chateau de Vie, in the Catskills Mountains.

But as Maxine soon learns, there is a lot more going on than just weight loss – from hypnotherapy sessions that uncover her deepest held secrets to encounters with a sick cow, romantic dinners to big business plots, Maxine will experience a life-time of adventures in one short week.

At the end of it she will be a changed woman – but will she be happy ever after with the man of her dreams, or will it be back to the macadamia nut binges and fantasies about her dentist, Dr. Ronald Kertler? 

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