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A Letter to Three Wives (1985)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  16 December 1985 (USA)
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Three women are going on a trip that leaves incommunicado with the rest of the world and before they leave; a woman who either has a history or relationship with each of their husbands leaves them a letter that says that she is leaving with one of their husbands. As they wait to return so they could find out who it is, they each remember an important moment in their lives that involves them and their husbands...and the woman. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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Chaînes conjugales  »

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Actress Ann Sothern appears in the 1949 version as Rita Phipps, and the 1985 version as Ma Finney. See more »

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Remake of A Letter to Three Wives (1949) See more »

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WHY!!!!!!!!!!
7 July 1999 | by (Roanoke, Va) – See all my reviews

Joseph Mankiewicz is spinning in his grave. In the huge effort to remake classics in to TV sellers, producers forget one thing; effort. With this debotchery, along with remakes of Night if the Hunter and Rear Window, the idiots in the corporate office once again castrate Hollywood. So much for integrity. *Thppt*-raspberry


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