Trust the Man (2005, USA) C-103m. SCOPE *** D: Bart Freundlich. Starring David Duchovny, Julianne Moore, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Billy Crudup, Eva Mendes, Ellen Barkin, James LeGros, Bob Balaban, Bart Freundlich. Amusing slice-of-life comedy-drama about two couples with typical problems. Duchovny is at home caring for two little children, while his wife Moore is a successful actress with no interest in sex. Her brother Crudup is in a (childless) relationship with Gyllenhaal, which has now reached a crossroads. Telling observation of modern relationships, well-acted. Written by the director.

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