The Other Woman (2011)
February 4, 2011 (Limited)
Rated R for sexual content and language
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...
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Hot off her Oscar-winning performance in Black Swan
- but before she actually won the prestigious award - Natalie Portman delivered another fine performance in a small, limited release drama called The Other Woman
. While not original, the movie is a surprisingly effective tale of a young woman struggling to overcome the grief of losing her child - and another testament to Portman's acting ability. Full movie review »