A Delicate Balance (1973)

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  • The American Film Theatre A Delicate Balance Original


Based on the play by Edward Albee. A middle-aged couple's home is "invaded" by their neighbours and best friends, another married couple, seeking refuge from some unknown fear. The first couple's four-times married daughter also arrives. Family trauma ensues.

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