Background (1953)

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Alternative titles

  • Background Original
  • Where the Heart Is Working
  • Edge of Divorce Alternative

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Synopsis

John Lomax and his wife Barbie have been married for 16 years, but of late their happiness has been clouded by quarrels and misunderstandings. John is a barrister trying to build up a legal career after years in the army. Past and present strain have made him tired, nervy and intolerant. The story is about the possibility of divorce impending on the family, and the about turn that is made due to the different reactions of their three children. The film ends happily with John and Barbie finding that they are still deeply in love with each other and look forward to a renewal of married life with eagerness.

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