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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

The Other Man by Richard Eyre, 2008 (R)

with Liam Neeson (The Next Three Days, Chloe, The Grey, Love Actually), Antonio Banderas (Ruby Sparks, La Piel Que Habito, Haywire), Laura Linney (Love Actually), Romola Garai (One Day), Laurence Richardson, Amanda Drew, Abigail Canton

Over dinner, Peter's (Liam Neeson) wife, Lisa (Laura Linney), essentially reveals that she's been cheating on him -- and then disappears the following day. Obsessed with learning the details, Peter tracks down Ralph (Antonio Banderas), Lisa's lover. Believing Ralph doesn't know who he is, Peter plays little games with him in an effort to quell his own despair.

By the same director as "Note on a Scandal". A much softer story tho. Still, it has this darkness surrounding each scene, as if there was something we were missing all this time. And the obsession of Liam Neeson becomes more and more complicated, as you see the other characters taking a different journey, the only one following his obsession being Ralf, which we do not really understand. The end has a great twist to it and the storyline is well built. But please, I found Antonio Banderas so bad, it was traumatic.


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