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DIARY OF A MAD HOUSEWIFE

Directed by Frank Perry
United States, 1970
Comedy, Drama

Synopsis

Tina Balser is a bored New York housewife-mother married to Jonathan, a pompous, social-climbing lawyer who ridicules her in front of their children, criticizing everything she does or wears. She begins an affair with George Prager, a dashing, successful and blatantly sadistic writer.

Synopsis

Tina Balser is a bored New York housewife-mother married to Jonathan, a pompous, social-climbing lawyer who ridicules her in front of their children, criticizing everything she does or wears. She begins an affair with George Prager, a dashing, successful and blatantly sadistic writer.

Diary of a Mad HousewifeDirected byFrank Perry

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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
1971 | Nominee: Best Actress in a Leading Role
National Board of Review
1971 | 2 wins including: Best Supporting Actor
BAFTA Awards
1972 | Nominee: Most Promising Newcomer to Leading Film Roles
Golden Globes (USA)
1971 | 2 wins including: Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
1971 | 3 nominations including: Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

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