Scenes from the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills is an American black comedy film released in 1989. Co-written and directed by Paul Bartel, Scenes re-unites Bartel with his Eating Raoul co-stars Mary Woronov and Robert Beltran. Scenes also stars Jacqueline Bisset, Ray Sharkey, Ed Begley, Jr., Wallace Shawn, Paul Mazursky and the late Rebecca Schaeffer.
Rebecca Schaeffer appeared in her first major feature film role in what many critics considered to be a breakout performance; however, she was murdered by Robert John Bardo, an obsessed fan, just six weeks after the film's release.
Woronov was nominated for a 1990 Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female for her role.
Clare Lipkin (Bisset) is a recent widow, dealing with everything from houseguest Lisabeth (Woronov), to Lisabeth's libidinous ex (Shawn) to family problems. She is also being haunted by the ghost of her recently deceased husband (Mazursky).
Lisabeth's houseboy Juan (Beltran) and Clare's chauffeur Frank (Sharkey)...