An Unexpected Love (2003)

TV Movie  |  TV-14  |   |  Drama  |  24 March 2003 (USA)
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An unhappily married housewife and mother of two children (Leslie Hope) seperates from her husband and gets a new job where she developes a mutual attraction to her female boss (Wendy Crewson).



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kate Mayer
McNally 'Mac' Hays
Jack Mayer
Samantha Mayer
Curtis Butchart ...
Adam Mayer


Kate Mayer seems to have it all: a nice suburban house, two loving children and a devoted husband. But Kate is anything but happy. She is disappointed not only with her marriage, but with her entire life. In her pursuit of happiness, this frustrated mother files for divorce and gets her first-ever job, working in a small real estate agency. To complicate matters, Kate finds herself strongly attracted to her kindhearted boss, Mac. The surprising twist? Mac happens to be a woman. Will Kate have the courage to risk following her heart? It's one woman's emotional journey of self-discovery. Written by Lifetime Television

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24 March 2003 (USA)  »

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This Much I Know  »

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Kate Mayer: What's it like being gay?
McNally 'Mac' Hays: I don't know... What's it like having blue eyes?
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Pretty tepid stuff
25 March 2003 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

Why do all movies on Lifetime have such anemic titles? "An Unexpected Love" - ooh, how provocative!! "This Much I know" would have been better. The film is nothing special. Real people don't really talk like these characters do and the situations are really hackneyed. The straight woman who "turns" lesbian seemed more butch than the lesbian character. If you wanna watch two hot women kiss in a very discreet fashion, you might enjoy this. Although it seems like it was written by someone who doesn't really get out in the world to observe people. Why am I wasting my time writing about it?

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