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Middle Age Spread Film (Excerpts) – 1979 Adaptation Drama Romance Comedy

Middle Age Spread

Film (Excerpts) – 1979 Adaptation Drama Romance Comedy

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...[Grant Tilly] captures completely the gentle susceptibility and momentarily disturbed soundheadedness of Colin in the manner of an antipodian Woody Allen. With his expertise, the film cannot fail.
– Variety reviewer Mike Nicolaidi on Grant Tilly's performance in Middle Age Spread, 31 December 1978
Well we don't talk much, except who's got the car keys, things like that. I mean we know each others opinions on everything by now.
– Colin (Grant Tilly), on the state of his marriage
Well here's to a night of wit and reason.
– Colin (Grant Tilly) on the evening things come unstuck
All your jogging doesn't seem to have done much good.
– Elizabeth (Dorothy McKegg) to her husband Colin (Grant Tilly)
..a funny, yet poignantly honest movie ... This is a thinking movie, but mostly provides a good laugh.
– Felicity Anderson in The Auckland Star, 22 June 1979, page 7
Middle Age Spread is a comedy of bad manners. It's very simple. A modest film.
– Director John Reid in The Sunday Times, 1 July 1979