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A 2000 American thriller written and directed by Dan Mc Cormack that has a married couple (David Aaron Baker and Mary McCormack) struggling with their marriage and suspecting each other of the other of infidelity and deal with a strange and broken world around them.

The movie also stars Campbell Scott, Rob Morrow, Stockard Channing, Peter Gallagher, Rick Aiello, and Michael Harris.

It was released on January 22, 2000.

Tropes for the film:

  • Big Applesauce: Takes place in New York City and there are demonstrations by workers who are feed up with the conditions they are working in.
  • Big Brother Instinct: Jeff is this when he goes after Phil when his sister tells him that she thinks that he's having an affair and chases him at several points in the film.
  • Brooklyn Rage: Several New Yorkers are seen arguing with each other, as many are also seen expressing frustration with the jobs they have and some workers going on strike.
  • Hollywood Tourette's: Jeff, Anna's brother, is shown to a mild version of this, as it mainly appears when he is stressed, with him swearing and making popping noises from time to time.
  • Tagline: There's a fine line between love and madness.
  • Toxic Friend Influence: John, Phil's friend and co-worker, is this, as he tries to encourage Phil to get someone to follow Anna and try to intimidate any potential guy that his wife might be having an affair with and Anna gets threatened at one point by one of the people he hires.
  • What, Exactly, Is His Job?: Jeff, as his sister has no idea what he does for living, which he says he sets up lunch meetings and makes the company a lot of money.