The Familiar Stranger (2001)

TV Movie   |  Not Rated   |    |  Drama, Mystery


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A woman discovers that her husband faked his death and assumed a new identity, while she struggled for 10 years as a single mother.


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24 January 2005 | sammie_now
6
| Nice TV movie
My TV guide said that was a thriller, now at the end i just knew it could not be a thriller. It isn't; it's drama. TV guide was wrong. ;-). Now at the end they said that this was based on a real story, with some dramatic and added fiction. My first thought was: What was a real and what was not? The way the man faked his death? The way he felt sorry for his family? The way she, the wife was afraid of bonding? I don't know. I liked the movie, it's a nice TV-movie. But it starts slow, you see how close the family is to a certain point and then he is gone. The children suddenly grow up and then dad turns out to be alive. OK, nice! Why did the judge or social security not found out that he was already married or so? That's the only thing that kinda bite me.

For overall this movie is a 6 out of 10. Not perfect, not bad but just nice.

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Genres

Drama | Mystery

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Release Date:

12 March 2001

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Filming Locations

Ontario, Canada

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