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A Good Lawyer's Wife (2003)
"Baramnan gajok" (original title)

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Bored, horny, and frustrated, a woman begins an affair with a teenage boy.

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Bored, horny, and frustrated, a woman begins an affair with a teenage boy.

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Not for Children
19 July 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

First, although A Good Lawyer's wife is billed as a comedy-drama, it is not. There's little humor to be found in this story of the end of a desolate marriage. Sexually abandoned by her cheating and emotionally indifferent husband, a housewife takes a casual interest in a 16 year old neighbor boy, whose raging hormones give her the passionate interest of a male, something that has disappeared in her marriage. This leads to teenage rituals involving kissing and groping. After a family tragedy, events lead to the culmination of this relationship and a starting point for a new and better life for her.

Beautifully written, acted and directed, the loose ends only add to the film's allure. Be warned this is an adult film with graphic nudity and frank dialog throughout, but very rewarding for the mature viewer.


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