Divorce His, Divorce Hers

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UK DVD cover
Written by John Hopkins
Directed by Waris Hussein
Starring Elizabeth Taylor,
Richard Burton
Composer(s) Stanley Myers
Country of origin USA/UK
Original language(s) English
Editor(s) John Bloom
Cinematography Gábor Pogány
Ernst Wild

Divorce His, Divorce Hers is a 1973 television film starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. The film examines the conflicted emotions felt by a couple whose 18-year marriage has frayed beyond repair. The first half of the film details the story from the husband's view, and the second half takes the wife's perspective.

The film, which was directed by Waris Hussein, from a script by John Hopkins, was originally presented in a two-part broadcast on U.S. television on February 6-7, 1973 (appearing on the Tuesday and Wednesday editions of ABC Movie of the Week), although it was theatrically released in France in 1974.[1] The critic Clive James wrote after the television screening in Britain: "After movies as monumentally lousy as Bluebeard and Hammersmith is Out it was good to see Burton chipping some of the rust off his technique."[2]



  1. ^ Walker, Alexander "Elizabeth: The Life of Elizabeth Taylor." Grove Press. ISBN 0-8021-3769-5
  2. ^ Clive James Visions Before Midnight p.52 ISBN 0-330-26464-8

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