Trust the Man


An ensemble comedy about the frustrations brought on by love and marriage. It focuses on two couples, one married and one not, who each have relationship problems. In one case, the stay-home husband is bored and sexually frustrated while his famous actress wife brings home the bacon. His brother is reluctant to marry his girlfriend, whose biological clock is pushing her to marry and reproduce. Both couples seek couselling and outside romantic interests, with mixed results.

98 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Sex).
Comedy, Drama, Romance.

Showtimes

Why don
Why don't we both have affairs instead?

Credits

Cast
David Duchovny, Julianne Moore, Billy Crudup, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Eva Mendes
Director
Bart Freundlich
ScreenplayBart Freundlich
MusicClint Mansell
CinematographyTim Orr
EditingJohn Gilroy
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SoundtrackNot available
Made in2005
Produced bySidney Kimmel Entertainment, Process Productions, Trust the Man LLC

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Trailer: Medium

Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreDrama
LanguageStrong, frequent, including blasphemy
NudityNone
SexVery frequent strong sex references, some strongly implied sex
ViolenceLow impact, infrequent
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsThis movie deals with mature themes in terms of relationships and focuses on the impact of sex on relationships.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
5
Violence
2
Blood / Gore / Gross
1
Guns / Weapons
0
Profanity
5
Alcohol / Drugs
3
Smoking
1
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
4
Imitative Behaviour
2
Frightening / Tense Scenes
1
Jump Scenes
0
Tense Family Scenes
4
Music (Scary/Tense)
0
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
4


Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Michael Rechtshaffen
15
Mail & Guardian
Shaun de Waal
6
The Citizen
Peter Feldman
12
BBC
Stella Papamichael
10
Box Office
Kevin Courrier
10
eye Weekly
Adam Nayman
5
ReelViews
James Berardinelli
13
ScreenIt
10

What the People say

Internet
641 Netizens
12

Average .. 52%

10




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