Breaking up Part 1 (1986)

Film details


Drama series, concerning the torn home life of a happy 13 year old boy, whose pa rents split up. Tony runs away from home to be with his father. Tony Mailer is a happy and well adjusted young teenager, but his home life is disrupted when his mother discovers that her husband has a mistress and throws him out of the family home.

Tony cannot really understand what his parents are fighting about, but his relationship with his mother has improved. However, Tony feels she is trying to win his support in the battle for custody of him.

Cast & Credits

Latest from the BFI

  • Latest from the BFI

    Latest news, features and opinion.

More information

Films, TV and people

  • Films, TV and people

    Film lists and highlights from BFI Player.

More information

Sight & Sound magazine

  • Sight & Sound magazine

    Reviews, interviews and features from the international film magazine.

More information

Back to the top