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Unfaithful (2002)

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

Director:

Adrian Lyne

Writers:

Claude Chabrol (film "La Femme infidèle"), Alvin Sargent (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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839 ( 3)
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Diane Lane ... Connie Sumner
Erik Per Sullivan ... Charlie Sumner
Richard Gere ... Edward Sumner
Olivier Martinez ... Paul Martel
Myra Lucretia Taylor ... Gloria
Michelle Monaghan ... Lindsay
Chad Lowe ... Bill Stone
Joseph Badalucco Jr. Joseph Badalucco Jr. ... Train conductor
Erich Anderson ... Bob Gaylord
Damon Gupton ... Other businessman
Kate Burton ... Tracy
Margaret Colin ... Sally
Marc Forget ... Café bartender
Larry Gleason Larry Gleason ... Tim
Dominic Chianese ... Frank Wilson
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Storyline

Connie Sumner has a loving husband, a beautiful home, and a wonderful son, but she wants more. When she's approached one day by a handsome stranger while trying to hail a taxi, she becomes obsessed with him and eventually starts an affair. But her selfish actions soon catch up with her... Written by Jango

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If you had the opportunity, would you? See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexuality, language and a scene of violence | See all certifications »

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Trivia

To prepare for the initial love scene between Paul and Connie, director Adrian Lyne had Diane Lane watch the film Aimee & Jaguar (1999). See more »

Goofs

Connie is in front of the fireplace burning pictures. She has one burning picture in each hand when Edward walks in. In the next shot of Connie (a close-up), she raises her empty right hand to her face. As we pull back, the pictures and envelope are no longer in front of her. See more »

Quotes

Edward Sumner: You *talk* about me?
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Alternate Versions

In the "Full Screen Special Edition" love scene at approximately 55 minutes, Ms. Lane's breasts are fully exposed very briefly before being cupped by Martinez's hands from behind. The wide screen version chops off the bottom of the frame thereby removing the full exposure. See more »

Connections

References Aimee & Jaguar (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Piano Lesson (Score Cue)
(2002)
Written by Richard Gere and Jan A.P. Kaczmarek
Performed by Richard Gere and Erik Per Sullivan
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User Reviews

 
Surprisingly good
17 February 2003 | by pro-andySee all my reviews

When I saw "Fatal atractions" in 1999 I didn´t see why everyone seems to think that film is sooo good. I think this one is much better. Better acting from Richard Gere than from Michael Douglas. I also think that Diane Lane made a very solid performance. The music was very very good. Especially in some of the final scenes where Edward is sitting with his son by the piano.

Flaws?? hmm, perhaps why Diane Lane´s character seems to be so intrested in the Paul Martel-charcter. I think he was very disgusting the whole film.

another flaw that is more serious is that it´s going too slow from time to time.

RATING: 7 out of 10

+ = Richard Gere, Diane Lane, Music, Envirements - = tempo & parts of the story

// Andreas Olsson


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Country:

France | Germany | USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

10 May 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Unfaithful See more »

Filming Locations:

New York, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$14,065,277, 12 May 2002

Gross USA:

$52,775,765

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$119,137,784
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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