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6 November 1969 (Canada) See more »
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Billy Edwards ... Billy Edwards
Antoinette Edwards ... Antoinette Edwards
Bogart Edwards ... Bogart Edwards
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Directed by
Allan King 
 
Produced by
Gwen Iveson .... associate producer
Allan King .... producer
 
Original Music by
Doug Bush 
Zal Yanovsky  (as Zalman Yanovsky)
 
Cinematography by
Richard Leiterman 
 
Film Editing by
Arla Saare 
 
Sound Department
Christian Wangler .... sound
 
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The couple in the film ended up staying together until 1971 before separating, during which time they added a daughter to the family. They divorced in 1972, and Antoinette later remarried. Billy Edwards was struck by a car and killed in 1995.See more »
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References "George of the Jungle" (1967)See more »

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A Married Couple (1969), 10 January 2012
Author: Martin Teller from Portland OR

Like a documentary version of SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE, this is a stunning portrait of a couple falling to pieces. Billy and Antoinette allow King and his cameraman into some of the most private moments of their lives. The usual questions arise about how much the participants are putting on a show for the camera (they'd have to have some exhibitionist qualities to even agree to this) and apparently some of it is not in chronological sequence, but ultimately I feel that what we're getting is real, even if perhaps slightly heightened. The fact is that their arguments often greatly resemble ones I've had with my wife, which perhaps doesn't bode well for my own marriage (I love ya, honey!) but it definitely has the sting of truth to it. Ridiculously small disagreements become massive battles under the weight of buried, and not-so-buried, resentment. Which is not to stay that it's always war in the Edwards household... they have their tender moments. But perhaps some relationships cannot be salvaged. A very intense, gripping film that drew me in completely.

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