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The Other Man (2008)

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The story of a husband who suspects his wife of adultery, and sets out to track down the other man in her life.

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In Cambridge, the software engineer Peter (Liam Neeson) and the shoe designer Lisa are successful in their careers and have been happily married for twenty-five years. They have an adult daughter, Abigail, and Lisa frequently travels to Milano to do business with the Gianni & Gianni Company. When Lisa is gone, Peter finds a message in her cellular and decides to snoop her e-mails and discovers in a secret folder named Love that she had a lover, Ralph. Peter travels to Milano and stalks Ralph; he finds that the man plays chess in a bar. Peter gets close to Ralph and discusses his relationship with Lisa without knowing that he is her husband. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Is knowing the truth worth living a lie?


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A másik férfi  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)
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Laura Linney replaced Juliette Binoche. See more »

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The piece of paper written end ripped by Lisa on the bed is bigger then the one inside the red shoe. See more »

Quotes

Abigail: [answering phone] Hello? Dad?
Peter: Listen, can I talk to you?
Abigail: Yeah. Just talk dad, it's what people do on phones.
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Absolutely nothing in this movie !
26 January 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I think I have rarely seen worse movies than this one. The movie just doesn't add up. It keeps your interest for the first 30 minutes I think, then you start wondering what is happening. What I really really really can't understand is, how such a good cast decided to be in this slow dragging, boring , lousy end , kind of movie !

It's just a simple story of a cheating wife. Actually the story starts off with Liam Neeson finding out that his wife is cheating on him. He finds out who it is, befriends him, and the movie ends. I am not joking. There is absolutely nothing else in the movie. If there is , someone please tell me what I missed.

Anyways believe me, you don't want to see this one.


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