Catherine and David, she a doctor, he a professor, are at first glance the perfect couple. Happily married with a talented teenage son, they appear to have the perfect life. But when David misses a flight and his surprise birthday party, Catherine's long simmering suspicions rise to the surface. Suspecting infidelity, she decides to hire an escort to seduce her husband and test his loyalty. Catherine finds herself 'directing' Chloe's encounters with David, and Chloe's end of the bargain is to report back, the descriptions becoming increasingly graphic as the meetings multiply.
This marks one of the very few times that Atom Egoyan did not cast his wife 'Arsinee Khanjian' in a role. See more »
When Michael is talking to Anna via video-conferencing during their break-up, he minimizes the video-chat when he notices his mother (Catherine) peeking in to see what is going on, except when the camera angles change and he is shown running to close the door, the video-chat window is still shown on the computer screen. See more »
How do you do this?
I try to find something to love in everybody. Even if it's a small thing. Something about the way someone smiles. There's always something. There has to be. I try to make myself generous. I do things I don't wanna do. I think about what not to criticise. And the strangest things come back to me.
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We Were Never Young
Written and Performed by Eric Howden (Raised by Swans)
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2/6/18. I decided to catch this because Julianne Moore has been such a surprise in recent years. Her range is phenomenal! Ever since she won the Oscar for 2015's "Still Alice" (watch it!) I have been trying to catch her other movies. She can pretty much play anything, if given the chance. I'm glad I caught this one. Moore plays a doctor who suspects her husband (Neeson) is cheating on her. She hires an escort (Seyfried) to seduce him. In the process, Moore and Seyfried become sexually involved. Only Moore could have pulled off the complexity of her character, a woman torn between too many desires that threaten to overwhelm her. Worth catching.
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