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Two Is a Happy Number (1972)

One Is a Lonely Number (original title)
PG | | Drama | 18 August 1972 (Ireland)
A young woman has difficulty understanding why her husband walks out on her. Alone for the first time, she finds life difficult to cope with and for a time lives with the hope that her ... See full summary »



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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. See more awards »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Amy Brower
Howard Carpenter
Gert Meredith
Joseph Provo
Madge Frazier
Sherman Cooke (as Jonathan Lippe)
Morgue Attendant
Paul Jenkins ...
James Brower
Scott Beach ...
Frawley King (as A. Scott Beach)
Henry Leff ...
Arnold Holzgang
Dudley Knight ...
Maurice Argent ...
Pool Manager
Thomas McNallan ...
Hardware Clerk
Earl of Kent (as Joseph Spano)
Morgan Upton ...


A young woman has difficulty understanding why her husband walks out on her. Alone for the first time, she finds life difficult to cope with and for a time lives with the hope that her husband will come back to her. After uncovering disturbing new information about her husbands infidelity, she finally comes to realize her marriage is truly over. And it is only then that she discovers what is truly important in life. Written by Kevin Steinhauer <K.Steinhauer@BoM.GOV.AU>

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When your husband walks out, there are three things you gotta do... get a job, get a lawyer, and get a man.




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18 August 1972 (Ireland)  »

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Two Is a Happy Number  »

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Kathleen Quinlan's film debut. See more »


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Lyrics by Jean Drejac
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The story of a young woman, recently divorced, trying to find a meaning for her new life.
13 September 1998 | by (Gothenburg, Sweden) – See all my reviews

This is the story of Aimee Brower, a 28 year old woman who just recently divorced her husband. The movie takes us on what Aimee goes through trying to make some sense out of her newly found life, realizing that after all you can live by yourself.

What I find interesting about the movie is that we get to see the female point-of-view of divorce on the early 70s, when women weren't expected to have a career of their own or something else besides being married.

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