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Pinter's semi-autobiographical play examining the surprise attraction, shy first steps, gradual flowering, and treasonous deception of a woman's extramarital affair with her husband's best friend; the entire story is told from the husband's point of view, with the scenes in precise reverse chronological order. Written by Dan Hartung <dhartung@mcs.com>

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In every life...for every love...with every trust...there is a risk of Betrayal.

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The film was made and released about five years after its source stage play of the same name by Harold Pinter had been first performed in 1978. See more »

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Robert: [after his wife tells him that she's been having an affair with his best friend] Where does it take place? Must be a bit awkward. I mean we've got two kids, he's got two kids not to mention a wife.
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Referenced in Seinfeld: The Betrayal (1997) See more »

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Excellent Psychological Drama
20 May 2000 | by (Atlantic City, USA) – See all my reviews

This is a really fine movie with excellent characterizations. I've never seen Patricia Hodge in anything else but in this movie she's the equal of Irons and Kingsley. It's interesting how the movie starts with the very emotional end works it's way back to the innocuous beginnings.


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