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Sex, Lies & Obsession (2001)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  7 May 2001 (USA)
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A high-school drama teacher struggles to keep her family together after she discovers her husband's sexual addiction.

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Cameron Thomas
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Joanna Thomas
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Josh Thomas
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Ryan Thomas
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A high-school drama teacher struggles to keep her family together after she discovers her husband's sexual addiction.

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In one scene, Cameron Thomas (Harry Hamlin) brings his wife a DVD he says is the "1939 version of 'Romeo and Juliet.'" The MGM "Romeo and Juliet" film was made in 1936. See more »

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Lisa Rinna and Harry Hamlin do an excellent job
5 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

in this film portraying an actual couple, Cameron and Joanna Thomas. Having remembered Rinna from "Melrose Place",(she was the only one I would watch for) I watched this with expectations that she could raise the story to a higher level. She can, and does.

Although Cameron is a successful surgeon with all the accoutrements, something is missing. He fills the void in his life with an addiction. The story has been done many times before, but the specific subject of sex addiction has not. Lisa Rinna is excellent as the conflicted wife, angry and hurt by his addiction. Harry Hamlin is believable, doesn't overact, and still looks as good as he did in the 80's on "L.A. Law".

I hope that Ms.Rinna and Mr.Hamlin do more films of this genre, many films about addiction and family discord can work if they are done by talented, responsible actors not just concerned about their wardrobe or publicity stills.


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