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Men Don't Tell (1993)

This movie shows another side to spousal abuse that not too many people thought is possible--the husband being abused and the wife the abuser.

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Ed MacAffrey
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Laura MacAffrey
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Riley
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Chuck
Mary Kane ...
Susan
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Pope
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Ruth
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Cindy
Michael Rand ...
Alan MacAffrey
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Danny
Nick Angotti ...
Greg
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Katherine Cortez ...
Cop #2
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This movie shows another side to spousal abuse that not too many people thought is possible--the husband being abused and the wife the abuser.

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14 March 1993 (USA)  »

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Büszke férfiak  »

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1.33 : 1
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Ed's bruises change from scene to scene. See more »

Quotes

Cindy: Stop it, mommy! Stop yelling!
Laura MacAffrey: Don't talk to me like that; I am your mother!
Cindy: I want you to stop it!
[Laura slaps her very hard]
Cindy: [cries out in pain] OW!
Ed MacAffrey: NO!
Laura MacAffrey: [about to hit her again] Stop cry...
[Ed grabs Laura]
Ed MacAffrey: DON'T YOU DARE HIT HER!
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27 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have not been able to see this movie all the way through because I never know when it's showing on TV. Also, I have to be careful not to draw attention to my search for it because I don't know how my wife would take it. The subject matter is seriously personal and there has never been any other movie addressing it, that I'm aware of. My wife has a violent temper that I did not find out about until after we were married. After 25 years of marriage she is finally mellowing out but she refuses to discuss her abusive actions nor to seek professional help. I have done all that I can to keep our children from being emotionally ruined and they are able to discuss it now that they are older.

I am looking for 2 copies of the movie on DVD. Apparently, CBS first aired it in 1993 but does not own it. So, they cannot copy it.

I'm trying to figure out who owns it and can provide copies.

I can use some help.


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