Explores adultery and jealous fantasies, the end of innocence, the moral and spiritual conflicts of a priest and a nun in love. The stories define the exploration of women and the cultural upheaval of the early 70s.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Elke Neidhart ...
Penelope (segment "The Husband")
Bryon Williams ...
Jonathon (segment "Husband, The") (as Byron Williams)
Mark Albiston ...
Harold (segment "Husband, The")
John Williams ...
Martin (segment "Child, The")
Jill Forster ...
Mother (segment "The Child")
...
Sybil (segment "The Child")
Bruce Barry ...
David (segment "Child, The")
Louise Homfrey ...
Housekeeper (segment "The Child")
George Fairfax ...
Father (segment "Child, The")
...
Sister Caroline (segment "The Priest")
Arthur Dignam ...
Father Burn (segment "Priest, The")
Vivean Gray ...
Elderly nun (segment "The Priest")
...
Ken (segment "Family Man, The")
Max Gillies ...
Gerry (segment "Family Man, The")
Debbie Nankervis ...
First Girl (episode "Family Man, The")
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Explores adultery and jealous fantasies, the end of innocence, the moral and spiritual conflicts of a priest and a nun in love. The stories define the exploration of women and the cultural upheaval of the early 70s.

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A film quartet about the erotic drive within us all [DVD]

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6 April 1973 (Australia)  »

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Libido - vietti  »

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