Phyllis and Harold Poster

Phyllis and Harold is an astoundingly frank journey through a disastrous 59 year old marriage. Drawing on a lifetime of her family’s home movies and interviews made over 12 years, filmmaker Cindy Kleine mixes reportage, cinema verite and animation to uncover family secrets and tell a story that could not be shown publicly as long as her father was alive. Phyllis and Harold delves into the mystery of time passing, the nature of living a life, and the challenges of losing those we love. But it is also a loving, funny expose on the sins of suburbia. Imagine Bergman’s Scenes from a Marriage seen the prism of I Love Lucy.

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  • Genre:Documentary
  • Director:Cindy Kleine
  • Cast:Phyllis Kleine, Harold Kleine, Erica Kleine, Annie McCarter, Charles McCarter, Beatrice McCarter, Mary Long
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