Anthony Quayle and Sylvia Syms star in this 1950s British drama about marital strife. Fed up with his wife Amy (Yvonne Mitchell)'s frumpy appearance and bad housekeeping skills, long-married Jim Preston (Quayle) begins an affair with co-worker Georgie (Sylvia Syms), who threatens to break it off unless Jim divorces his wife. Shocked and distressed by Jim's request, Amy quickly vows to change her slovenly ways, setting out to win back the man she loves, whatever it takes.
United Kingdom released, PAL/Region 2 DVD: LANGUAGES: English ( Dolby Digital 2.0 ), English ( Subtitles ), SPECIAL FEATURES: Black & White, Cast/Crew Interview(s), Interactive Menu, Photo Gallery, Scene Access, Trailer(s), SYNOPSIS: Woman in a Dressing Gown is a 1957 British film directed by J. Lee Thompson (Ice Cold In Alex, Cape Fear, The Guns Of Navarone) and stars Sylvia Syms (Ice Cold In Alex, No Trees In The Street) Anthony Quale (Ice Cold In Alex, The Guns Of Navarone) and Yvonne Mitchell who won the Silver Bear for Best Actress at the 7th Berlin International Film Festival for her role as Amy. A powerful and progressive drama of a marriage in crisis, Woman In A Dressing Gown is an early slice of social realism. A married, middle-aged woman is shocked to discover that her husband, who she thought was content in their marriage, has become infatuated with a beautiful younger woman and is planning to leave his family for her. SCREENED/AWARDED AT: BAFTA Awards, Berlin International Film Festival, Golden Globes, ...Woman in a Dressing Gown