• The Scoundrel's Wife (2003)

The Scoundrel's Wife

Release Date: April 25th, 2003

DVD Release Date: April 20th, 2004

R |1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary

During World War II, a widow (Tatum O'Neal) falls for a doctor (Julian Sands) who is also a refugee from Germany.

Cast: Tatum O'Neal, Julian Sands, Tim Curry, Lacey Chabert, Eion Bailey, Patrick McCullough

Director: Glen Pitre

Genres: Drama

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Chicago Tribune

    The shame is that Pitre, shooting entirely in his home state, wasn't more engaged himself. His intimate connection to the people, place and story, which certainly inspired him to write the film in the first place, is wasted. show more

  • 63
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    The movie is finally just a little too ungainly, too jumbled at the end, for me to recommend, but it has heart, and I feel a lot of affection for it. show more

  • 70
    Merle BertrandFilm Threat

    An unusual tale about an often over-glorified era from our past, The Scoundrel's Wife exposes wartime America's sordid small town underbelly in a captivating, even entertaining manner. show more

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