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Love and Other Impossible Pursuits (2009) (Love And Other Impossible Pursuits)

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Natalie Portman Natalie Portman
Emilia Greenleaf
Lisa Kudrow Lisa Kudrow
Carolyn
Charlie Tahan Charlie Tahan
William
Debra Monk Debra Monk
Laura


Written by
Don Roos Don Roos
(screenplay)


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Better than I expected

3 years, 9 months ago at Feb 20 23:56
1 vote
I'd never heard of 'The Other Woman' before I found it on Netflix, and I pretty much only watched it because I felt like seeing a movie set in New York City.

I certainly didn't choose 'The Other Woman' for its cast; neither Natalie Portman nor Lisa Kudrow would ever draw me to my local movie theater (or even to my Netflix queue) simply based on her presence. And I don't really have ... read more

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7 years, 2 months ago at Oct 2 21:34
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I know one very similar to this movie and much better too, called "Stepmom" with Julia Roberts, Susan Sarandon and Ed Harris. The truth is that this drama (call it the novel would be too absurd) can have the most unsympathetic characters possible. Natalie Portman strives to give credibility to Emily, but the abuse of recurring return to the premature death of the daughter is the actress crippling ... read more

A good movie

4 years, 5 months ago at Jun 24 21:12
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Even though this movie is rather obscure, since I have a weak spot for Natalie Portman, I was quite eager to check it out. Eventually, it is a rather dark drama but I thought it was pretty good. Indeed, since I’m myself a step-dad for already 10 years, this movie definitely had an extra dimension and the makers showed many aspects correctly. Indeed, when I met my wife, she was still married, wit... read more
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Description: The radiant Natalie Portman (CLOSER, BLACK SWAN) lights up the screen in this frank, funny, and heart-wrenching adaptation of bestselling author Ayelet Waldman's novel about life, loss, and family directed by Don Roos (THE OPPOSITE OF SEX, HAPPY ENDINGS). Emilia (Portman) is a Harvard law school graduate and a newlywed, having just married Jack (Scott Cohen, THE UNDERSTUDY), a high-powered New York lawyer, who was her boss - and married - when she began working at his law firm. Unfortunately, her life takes an unexpected turn when Jack and Emilia lose their newborn daughter. Emilia struggles through her grief to connect with her ... (more)
Release date: 28 October 2010
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