My First Wife Poster

Release Date: 1984

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary
John (John Hargreaves) is a classical music composer and Melbourne DJ who arrives home one night to learn that his wife, Helen (Wendy Hughes), is having an affair. After a fight, she abandons him, taking their young daughter, Lucy (Lucy Angwin), and moving out. Overwhelmed, John's sanity is challenged as he succumbs to despair. His attempted suicide and the natural death of his father prompt a reconciliation between husband and wife, but their deep-seated tensions don't stay dormant for long.

Cast: John Hargreaves, Wendy Hughes, Lucy Angwin, Anna Maria Monticelli, David Cameron, Robin Lovejoy

Director: Paul Cox

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Love, Father, Fall, Wife, 1980s, Transformation, Mother, Dark, Gripping, Brooding, Emotional, Friend, Hospital, Husband, Daughter