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3.8
68 Ratings

Diary of a Mad Housewife

Directed by Frank Perry
United States, 1970
Comedy, Drama

Synopsis

A corn-flower, blue-eyed housewife steps from the frying pan into the fire, as she finds romantic relief from her sadistic lawyer husband with a seductive, charmer.

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Diary of a Mad Housewife
Directed by Frank Perry

Awards & Festivals

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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