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Unfaithful (2002) Movie Review

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Unfaithful – Movie Review

Read a detailed review of the movie Unfaithful: A gripping story of a suburban couple's marriage that takes a dangerous turn.

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Director: Adrian Lyne (Fatal Attraction)

Writer: Alvin Sargent, William Broyles Jr (Screenplay)

Writer: Claude Chabrol (Original Screenplay)


Plot: A New York suburban couple’s marriage goes dangerously awry when the wife indulges in an adulterous fling.

Runtime: 2 Hours 4 Minutes

There may be spoilers in the rest of the review

Story: Unfaithful starts when a suburban New York family Edward (Gere), Connie (Lane) and son Charlie (Sullivan) show their normal life. However, when Connie heads into the big city she runs into a handsome stranger Paul Martel (Martinez).

Connie gets drawn into an affair, which gives her an extra spark in life. However, she starts to question if it is the right thing to do. As Edward starts investigating what his wife is getting up to while he is working.

Verdict on Unfaithful

Unfaithful is a romantic thriller following a married couple whose relationship is put to the test. It follows the wife getting into a steamy affair with a younger man, which leads her down a dangerous path. While her husband is left with the uncertainty of their future together.

This movie plays into the secret affairs members of a married couple could have. It shows how they can get out of control leading to dangerous consequences. This shows us how normal life can get to people and thinking about what is outside the box could bring somebody to life. It is also a movie that would struggle to have the same impact in a more modern society of things going on.

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Final Thoughts Unfaithful is a steamy romantic mystery.

Unfaithful (2002) Movie Review

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