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Peter Kenna's The Good Wife (1987)
"The Umbrella Woman" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  14 May 1987 (USA)
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In pre-WWII Australia, a love triangle develops between a man, his wife and the man's brother.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Marge Hills
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Sonny Hills
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Sugar Hills
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Neville Gifford
Jennifer Claire ...
Daisy
Bruce Barry ...
Archie
Peter Cummins ...
Ned Hopper
Carole Skinner ...
Mrs. Gibson
Clarissa Kaye-Mason ...
Mrs. Jackson
Barry Hill ...
Mr. Fielding
Susan Lyons ...
Mrs. Fielding
Helen Jones ...
Rosie Gibbs
Lisa Hensley ...
Sylvia
May Howlett ...
Mrs. Carmichael
Maureen Green ...
Sal Day
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In pre-WWII Australia, a love triangle develops between a man, his wife and the man's brother.

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The storm happened inside her.

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14 May 1987 (USA)  »

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Peter Kenna's The Good Wife  »

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$1,200,000 (USA)
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Both the Australian DVD sleeve notes and the prologue before the film on its DVD both feature the following: "NOTE: For THE UMBRELLA WOMAN'S release in the United States the title was changed to THE GOOD WIFE. In order to present the film on this DVD the best available source materials the US DVD master has been used and carries the title THE GOOD WIFE at the head of the film". See more »

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Highly recommend!
6 July 2002 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

Although it has been quite some time since I have seen this film, I recall it being very intense, realistic, and well-acted. Rachel Ward in one of her best roles. Provocative subject matter, great setting/backdrop. Just a really good picture, NOT to be confused with a chick-flick. Even the husband truly enjoyed it.


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