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The Family Way (1966)

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Compassionate look at the troubles of two young newlyweds, who's marriage has yet to be consummated.

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Married life is proving difficult for newlyweds Jenny and Arthur. With well meaning but interfering parents, nosey neighbors, and a town that thrives on gossip, can their marriage last? With all these pressures it's no wonder their personal life is suffering. Will there ever be any good news? Written by Kevin Steinhauer <K.Steinhauer@BoM.GOV.AU>

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A girl, a boy, a tender, funny, terrible wedding night. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Paul McCartney's film scoring debut, which helped this film very much financially. See more »

Quotes

Lucy Fitton: Some men never grow up, do they?
Liz Piper: [softly sobbing]
Jenny Fitton: What's up with you, mum?
Lucy Fitton: It's a big moment for a mother, luv. A daughter's first night.
Liz Piper: [continues sobbing] I just can't believe she's ready about it. I feel there was so much I should have told her.
Molly Thompson: I'll give you a couple of tips, luv. Never show pleasure. You know what I mean, don't you?
Lucy Fitton: Not that there ever is much.
Molly Thompson: Aye, you're right there. Never actually refuse, though. It makes a man feel small. And they take it out of your house-keeping money.
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Written and produced by Tim Rice
Sung by Murray Head
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3 May 2001 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Fear not, I am not going to reveal what I consider to be one of the best lines in all cinema, as spoken by John Mills in this English classic. I agree completely with jw-8's comments on this. Now everybody knows Rhett Butler's "Frankly my dear, I don't give a damn." That is not actually the last line in Gone With The Wind, and I am not going to risk being blacklisted for telling you the actual last line in The Family Way either. Just take it from me, if you get a chance to see this movie, give it a look. I see that it is billed here as a comedy, I think it would be much better labelled "drama".


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