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A Bit of Bad Luck (2014)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama, Thriller | 2014 (USA)
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A wealthy heiress to a lumber company finds a diabolical way to get back at her sleazy husband for his constant affairs.

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Brooks Caldwell, (Cary Elwes) an erudite and handsome lawyer, seems to have it all: wealth, social status and a red hot career. His success is, in reality, a product of his marriage to his beautiful, socialite wife, Amanda, (Terri Polo) a wealthy timber heiress. Unlike most, who would remain content to enjoy a life of luxury and privilege, Brooks continues to risk everything by having extramarital affairs. Brooks' philandering, in addition to humiliating Amanda, has driven her to the point of a mental breakdown. Having been pushed over the edge, Amanda orchestrates a just and elaborate plan to bring her husband down. When Brooks leaves for a weekend romp with his latest squeeze, (Agnes Bruckner) his life quickly descends into a bizarre, nightmarish, downward spiral. Written by Anonymous

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Sometimes, the only one you're fooling is yourself.

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$1,000,000 (estimated)

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$1,500, 4 November 2016, Limited Release

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$17,585, 16 December 2016
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Unique, to say the least. A breath of fresh air!
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So rare it is these days to find an original story in film. In most cases, it's all been done before. Here, we have something unique and very cleaver. Although I loved this movie, I think it is more of a feminist film. In the final analysis, it's about a no good bastard who treats his wife terribly and, in the end, the wife exacts her revenge in a most brilliant way! Cary Elwas renders his best performance that I have seen since he was in "Kiss The Girls." Teri Polo was in top form as the driven over the edge wife. Well acted and superbly written, this film is a must see! Also, the cinematography is fantastic. The film looks like it was filmed in the Pacific Northwrst and it look is beautiful!


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