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Asunder (1999)

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When a freak accident destroys everything in a man's life, he invades the troubled marriage of his best friends.

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Chance Williams
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Lauren Hubbs
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When a freak accident destroys everything in a man's life, he invades the troubled marriage of his best friends.

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Before Lauren puts on a robe after quickly getting out of the bathtub, she's not wearing a bra. Minutes later, after Chance physically harasses Lauren, she is clearly seen wearing a black bra within the robe. See more »

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Good acting and quite intense!
17 February 2003 | by (Milwaukee WI) – See all my reviews

I had been waiting to see this movie for two years because made it to some theaters and university auditoriums (with Tim Reid hosting). I rushed to Blockbuster to rent it because I saw it was coming out on Feb 11th. It was worth the wait! Blair Underwood, Michael Beach, and Debbi Morgan were outstanding! It was kind of like a black "Fatal Attraction!" It was so nice to see a black film portraying "well-to-do couples" and yet they were still keeping it real. Tim Reid's direction was superb in how he showed that something so innocent as four couples (who are all best friends)going to the fair can turn into a fatal and horrifying experience and create a "deadly domino" effect that can threaten and ruin relationships as well as lives. I thought the storyline was great. I also liked how Blair Underwood's character (Chance) evolved from docile to demented and how Michael Beach(Michael) explained that Chance once had a "dark-side" and once he met and married Roberta, it calmed him down. All the main characters had their crosses they had to bear. I also loved the town-setting, scenery, music and cinematography. Kudos to Tim Reid, Blair Underwood, and Daphne Maxwell-Reid for taking author Eric Lee Bowers and putting it on screen.


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