Love and Hate: A Marriage Made in Hell

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Love and Hate: A Marriage Made in Hell ★★½ Love and Hate: The Story of Colin and Joanne Thatcher 1990

Marital murder mystery based on a true Canadian case. Joanne (Nelligan), the wife of wealthy rancher-politico Colin (Walsh), leaves her publicly charismatic and privately abusive husband with two thirds of their brood. A bitter battle for custody is waged, and Joanne is soon found savagely slain. The number one suspect: philandering exspouse Colin. Based on Maggie Siggins' “A Canadian Tragedy,” the faux biography originally aired in two parts on Canadian TV. 156m/C VHS . Kate Nelligan, Kenneth Welsh, Leon Pownall, John Colicos, Noam Zylberman, Victoria Snow, Cedric Smith, R.H. Thomson, Victoria Wauchope, Doris Petrie, Duncan Ollenenshaw; D: Francis Mankiewicz; W: Suzette Couture.