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A young couple very much in love are married and have started their respective careers, she as a real estate broker, he as an architect. She finds the perfect spot to build his dream house, and they get loans to finance it. When the recession hits, they stand to lose everything they own, so they go to Vegas to have one shot at winning the money they need. After losing at the tables, they are approached by a millionaire who offers them a million dollars for a night with the wife. Though the couple agrees that this is a way out of their financial dilemma, it threatens to destroy their relationship. Written by
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Without doubt, the touchy theme makes this film worth watching.
However, your opinion of it will, very likely, be influenced by what your own reaction to the 1 million dollar proposal would have been if you were in the same situation.
The film doesn't condemn anybody. It just reveals the fragility of a relationship, despite the strong love that resides in it.
Does it really matters if this kind of indecent proposal is not a realistic scenario? The millionaire willing to give a million dollars to spend one night with someone else's gorgeous wife is a fantasy. The consequences are, however, real.
The film uses an extravagant trigger to create a convincing emotional crisis that many couples will recognize.
The message is that at the end, true love wins; an attitude that I would recommend to any loving pair, attained by jealousy and resentment.
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