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Suburban Wives (1972)

Seven stories of marital infidelity, told from the women's point of view.

Director:

Derek Ford

Writer:

Derek Ford
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Eva Whishaw Eva Whishaw ... Sarah / The reporter
Peter May Peter May ... John / Irene's first husband
Maggie Wright ... Irene / John's wife
Barry Linehan ... Bill / John's boss
Claire Gordon ... Sheila / Gambler woman
James Donnelly James Donnelly ... Sheila's Client
Paul Antrim Paul Antrim ... Bookmaker
Denys Hawthorne Denys Hawthorne ... George / Kathy's husband
Heather Chasen Heather Chasen ... Kathy / George's wife
Gabrielle Drake ... Secretary
Yokki Rhodes Yokki Rhodes ... Yokki / trainee
Ian Sinclair Ian Sinclair ... Ski Instructor
Robin Culver Robin Culver ... Steve / Photographer
Jane Cardew ... Carole / Baby's mother
Pauline Pearl Pauline Pearl ... Steve's assistant
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Storyline

A spicy satire of modern manners and mores. Newspaperwoman Sarah relates the separate stories of married couples. The husbands are satisfied with their lot, but the wives are not. Sarah describes a situation in which dissatisfied and bored middle-class housewives seek excitement and adventure outside their marital homes and beds. ****** Segment 1: Irene's husband, John is a jellyfish man who has no courage at work. She takes responsibility and persuades his boss for a promotion in her way. ****** Segment 2: Sheila gambles on horse races without her husband's knowledge. Soon she makes some debt and decides to pat it by house prostitution in the afternoons. ****** Segment 3: George has an affair with his secretary but his wife Kathy doesn't accept the defeat and plays a trick to them. ****** Segment 4: A ski trainee has an affair with her instructor. ****** Segment 5: A photographer, Steve sets a trap for Carole and takes her nude pictures. Later she blackmails and takes her to bed. ***...

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The 9 to 5 widows. See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

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Referenced in Sex in the 70s: Blue Movies (2005) See more »

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Real Live Woman
Song by Clive Peterson
Lyrics by John Mears
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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 May 1972 (West Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Banliyö Ev Hanımları See more »

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Mono

Color:

Color
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