My First Wife
The Paul Cox Collection
"Rings utterly true" Variety.
John (John Hargreaves) has a happy life as a composer and family man which suddenly collapses when his wife Helen leaves him; she is having an affair with one of his friends. John soon comes to realise this is only a symptom of long-ignored problems in their marriage and is forced to confront some truths about his inner self. Told with "compassion, wit and vigour" (Time Out).
WINNER: Four Awards including AFI Awards for Best Director and Best Actor.
Australia | English | 1984 | 96 mins