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Married Life

Set in 1949, Chris Cooper is Harry, a middle-aged businessman agonising over how best to leave his wife, Pat (Patricia Clarkson), so he can marry Kay (Rachel McAdams), his younger girlfriend. He confides in his best friend, but when Richard (Pierce Brosnan) meets her, he decides he wants the lovely Kay for himself and sets about seducing her before Harry has time to leave his wife! A thought-provoking, blackly humourous blend of Hitchcock, 1940s pastiche and Bette Davis-style melodrama with a cracking ensemble cast. Based on the book 'Five Roundabouts to Heaven' by John Bingham, a former British Defence official who incidentally was the inspiration for John le Carre's famous espionage character, George Smiley.

Year: 2007
Genre: Drama, Drama Romance, Classic Film Noir, Based on..., Black Humour, Film Festivals 2008
Country: USA, Canada
Director: Ira Sachs
Starring: Chris Cooper, Patricia Clarkson, Pierce Brosnan, Rachel McAdams, David Wenham
Duration: 87 Minutes
Rating: PG - Contains sexual references.
6.3/10
Location in store: Drama

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