Woman in a Dressing Gown (1957)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Marriage Drama  |   Run Time - 93 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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Based on a popular British television drama, this 1957 film features a riveting performance from Yvonne Mitchell as a housewife who can't keep house. Mitchell plays Amy Preston, who after 25 years of marriage still hasn't mastered the domestic arts necessary to sustain a traditional 1950s-style marriage. Her long-suffering husband Jim (Anthony Quayle) finally gets fed up with Amy's unpalatable dinners, her slovenly dress, and the messy home. He takes up with Georgie Harlow (Sylvia Sims), a young woman at his workplace and realizes that he will soon have to choose between the two women.

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Britain, couple, marital-problems, homemaker, husband, wife, decision, extramarital-affair, divorce, love-triangle, middle-age, ideals