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Alpha Beta (1974)

The burning end of an unhappy relationship.

Director:

Anthony Page

Writer:

Ted Whitehead (as E.A. Whitehead)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Albert Finney ... Frank Elliot
Rachel Roberts ... Nora Elliot
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Storyline

E. A. Whitehead adapted the script of Alpha Beta from his own play. Albert Finney is cast as "The Man," while Rachel Roberts plays "The Woman." The rest of the film remains in this pretentious vein, as we watch Finney and Roberts' marriage crumble before our eyes. One suspects that they might have patched things up had they ignored Whitehead's florid prose. Alpha Beta is salvaged dramatically by the dynamic performances of its stars, who far outshine the material.

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Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 November 1975 (South Africa) See more »

Also Known As:

Alfa Beta See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Memorial Enterprises See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)
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