About the film
husband wife relationship childhood trauma family secrets noir district attorney based on short story childhood friends alcoholic husband female tycoon
The Strange Love of Martha Ivers
Release Date: August 19, 1946
|Slogan||:||«Fate drew them together… and only murder could part them!»|
|Producers||:||Hal B. Wallis|
|Writers||:||Robert Rossen, John Patrick|
Three childhood friends, Martha, Walter and Sam, share a terrible secret. Over time, the ambitious Martha and the pusillanimous Walter have married. She is a cold businesswoman; he is the district attorney: a perfect combination to dominate the corrupt city of Iverstown at will. But the unexpected return of Sam, after years of absence, deeply disturbs the life of the odd couple.