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A Husband, a Wife and a Lover (1996)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Romance  -  17 March 1996 (USA)
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When her cheating husband has a debilitating stroke, a woman invites her lover to move in with them.

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A woman who is about to divorce her philandering husband of 23 years finds he's had a debilitating stroke, and comes home only to care for him. She finds companionship with a friend, which leads to romance. The three must then deal with the complex feelings on all sides. Written by Ann Teitelbaum <moo@bdt.com>

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A Strange Affair  »

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Other title "A Strange Affair"...Judith Light and Jay Thomas...
9 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Good combination- and an odd story based on fact.

The title- "A Strange Affair" is a bit more intriguing.This is an interesting story, well-acted by Judith Light and Jay Thomas.

When Light's husband (Jay Thomas) has a stroke, she decides to attempt a catering business, at first it is very uncertain, but she encounters a sympathetic auto mechanic who helps her out.

If this was fiction, it would be boring. But somehow, Light draws in the audience, makes us care. She is after all, doing the right thing, caring for a selfish husband, and trying to make things work. The children are on the periphery.

There are some beautiful winter scenes of Horseshoe Falls and the Seattle coastline, flying at 14,000 feet. This is a good film- give it a chance. Light always rises to the occasion, and makes us care about the characters involved. Jay Thomas is also believable,and sympathetic. Hope to see him in more family drama. 9/10.


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