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True Crime: How to Murder Your Wife (2015)

TV Movie | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

A melodramatic black comedy presenting the true story of Alfred Benning's murder of his wife, Betty, in 1970s Wellington. The film follows a passive-aggressive man (Simon O'Conner) spiraling toward psychosis as his emotionally abusive wife...See moreA melodramatic black comedy presenting the true story of Alfred Benning's murder of his wife, Betty, in 1970s Wellington. The film follows a passive-aggressive man (Simon O'Conner) spiraling toward psychosis as his emotionally abusive wife (Geraldine Brophy) threatens to cast his beloved dog out of the house. Written by kwedgwood@hotmail.com See less
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Elliott Chris (as Chris Elliott)
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2015 (United States)
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46 cast members
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Simon O'Connor
Alf Benning Alf Benning   See fewer
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Todd Lasance
Mark Everitt Mark Everitt   See fewer
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Geraldine Brophy
Betty Benning Betty Benning   See fewer
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Mike Minogue
Nervous Burgess Nervous Burgess   See fewer
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Paul McLaughlin
Peter Doone Peter Doone   See fewer
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Mark Mitchinson
Mike Bungay Mike Bungay   See fewer
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Boni Tukiwaho
Carmen Carmen   See fewer
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Holly Shanahan
Tracey Lee Tracey Lee   See fewer
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Alison Quigan
Maria Nieuwlaar Maria Nieuwlaar   See fewer
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Sophie Hambleton
Geraldine Earp Geraldine Earp   See fewer
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Vanessa Stacey
Rita Downes Rita Downes   See fewer
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Steve Maxwell
Totty (as Steven Maxwell) Totty (as Steven Maxwell)   See fewer
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Hilary Norris
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Adam Brookfield
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Cohen Holloway
Dave Fenchurch Dave Fenchurch   See fewer
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Simon Smith
Tim Belcher Tim Belcher   See fewer
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Paul Yates
Larsen Larsen   See fewer
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John Chalmers
Jess Earp Jess Earp   See fewer
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Ray Henwood
Justice O'Regan Justice O'Regan   See fewer
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Ralph Johnson
Richard Bannister Richard Bannister   See fewer
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Kerryn Palmer
Mrs. Riseborough Mrs. Riseborough   See fewer
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Peter Sledmere
Bill Alexander Bill Alexander   See fewer
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William Kircher
George Rosenberg George Rosenberg   See fewer
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Gavin Rutherford
Laurie Dalziel Laurie Dalziel   See fewer
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Shane Bartle
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Nigel Harbrow
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Kelly Kilgour
John James Murphy John James Murphy   See fewer
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Kahu Taiaroa
Spruiker Spruiker   See fewer
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Kirsty Bruce
Hooker Hooker   See fewer
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Ben Fransham
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Jamie Haugh
Steven Williams (uncredited) Steven Williams (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.4 / 10 | 172 votes