Unfaithful


2h 3m 2002

Brief Synopsis

Edward and Connie Sumner are a wonderfully maintained middle-aged couple living the American dream. Together with their eight year-old son, a dog and a housekeeper, they share an enviable life in the suburbs of New York City. But no life goes unchallenged: This happy marriage, dampened by the routines of affluence, falls prey to an outsider when Connie has a fateful collision with a stranger on a Soho street. It's an encounter which assaults her with mystery, spontaneity, charm and risk. It will pull Connie into an affair which will become her obsession. When Edward innocently learns that his wife has lied to him, suspicion propels him to to uncover the devastating details of her infidelity. Tormented by the knowledge, he confronts her lover, only to discover a level of rage within himself that he could never have imagined.

Film Details

Also Known As
Femme Infidele, La, La Femme Infidele
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Thriller
Erotic
Adaptation
Release Date
2002
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox Distribution
Location
New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 3m

Synopsis

Edward and Connie Sumner are a wonderfully maintained middle-aged couple living the American dream. Together with their eight year-old son, a dog and a housekeeper, they share an enviable life in the suburbs of New York City. But no life goes unchallenged: This happy marriage, dampened by the routines of affluence, falls prey to an outsider when Connie has a fateful collision with a stranger on a Soho street. It's an encounter which assaults her with mystery, spontaneity, charm and risk. It will pull Connie into an affair which will become her obsession. When Edward innocently learns that his wife has lied to him, suspicion propels him to to uncover the devastating details of her infidelity. Tormented by the knowledge, he confronts her lover, only to discover a level of rage within himself that he could never have imagined.

Crew

Carlos A. Acosta

Location Assistant

Bill Anagnos

Stunts

Rand Angelicola

Scenic Artist

Jennifer Arnold

Assistant Costume Designer

John Axelrad

Assistant Editor

Joseph Badalucco

Props Assistant

Kerry Barden

Casting

Patricia Bases

Scenic Artist

Gregg Baxter

Supervising Sound Editor

Anna Behlmer

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Nick Bell

Set Production Assistant

Mark Bennett

Casting

Riccardo Bertoni

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Joe Bisogna

Construction

Peter Biziou

Director Of Photography

Susan Bode

Set Decorator

Steve Bolan

Stunts

Vebe Borge

Assistant Director

Tommy Boyer

Wardrobe

Wayne Brackett

On-Set Dresser

David Brenner

Editor

Sydney Brooks

Construction

G Mac Brown

Producer

William Broyles

Screenplay

John Brush

Construction

Paul Brush

Construction

Glynis Burke

Electrician

Kenneth J Burke

Key Rigging Grip

Ronald J. Burke

Dolly Grip

Joseph A Campayno

Makeup

Carmen Campolo

Special Effects Foreman

Charles J. Caron

Office Production Assistant

John Cenatiempo

Stunts

Claude Chabrol

Source Material

Andrew Cheung

Grip

Patrick Chevillot

Assistant Costume Designer

Luann Claps

Makeup

Molly Clayton

Casting

Anne V. Coates

Editor

Andrew Jay Cohen

Assistant

Harry Cohen

Sound Effects Editor

Cathy Colby-grauer

Scenic Artist

Kenneth Conners

Generator Operator

Blake Cornett

Assistant Editor

Damian Costa

Other

Carol Cuddy

Unit Production Manager

Nancy Culp

Assistant

Douglas Dalisera

Best Boy

Brad Dean

Assistant Editor

Joseph M Deluca

On-Set Dresser

Michael Dennison

Wardrobe Supervisor

Philip Derise

Office Production Assistant

Frank Didio

Carpenter

George Doherty

Assistant Production Coordinator

Norman Douglass

Stunts

Dianne Dreyer

Script Supervisor

James Edmiston

Best Boy Grip

Russ Engels

Gaffer

Joe Facey

Craft Service

Kathleen Fellegara

Medic

Richard Fellegara

Medic

Jordan Finnegan

Set Production Assistant

Rolf Fleischmann

Assistant Editor

Paul Flinchbaugh

Sound Editor

Kevin W. Flynn

Best Boy Grip

Timothy J. Flynn

Grip

Wayne Forman

Caterer

Andrew Gangloff

Construction

Adam Geiger

Assistant Editor

Gary A Gibson

Assistant

Hector Gika

Sound Effects Editor

John Gilgar

Electrician

Stephan Goldman

Music Supervisor

Tim Gomillion

Sound Recordist

Rafael Gonell

Construction

Damon Gordon

Assistant Location Manager

Frank Graziadei

Sound

Vincent Guarriello

Construction

Mark Hagerman

Other

Peggy Hall-plessas

Dialogue Coach

Kevin J Hammond

On-Set Dresser

Craig 'pup' Heath

Sound Recordist

D. M. Hemphill

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Jery Hewitt

Stunt Coordinator

John M Hicks

Transportation Co-Captain

Scott Hirotsu

Editorial Assistant

Billy Hopkins

Casting

Dylan Hopkins

Assistant Director

Rachel Hudgins

Assistant

Amanda Hudson

Camera Assistant

Anthony Itri

Construction

Craig Jaeger

Foley Editor

Lisa Janssen

Other

Nils Johnson

Video Assist/Playback

Adam Jones

Art Department

Tudor Jones

Set Production Assistant

Jan A. P. Kaczmarek

Music Composer

Jean Kalanzi

Accounting Assistant

Jenny Kane

Electrician

John Kasarda

Art Director

Nora Kasarda

Art Department Coordinator

Randy Kelly

Sound Effects Editor

Chris Kilduff

Grip

David Kirkman

Assistant Editor

Steve Kirshoff

Special Effects Coordinator

R. J. Kizer

Dialogue Editor

Laura Kreft

Accountant

Stephen Kurtz

Art Department

Jeff Kushner

Dialogue Editor

Jennifer Lamb

Stunts

James D Lee

Assistant Location Manager

Eric Leigh

Electrician

Jonathan Leigh

Electrician

Eric Lewin

On-Set Dresser

William T Ley

Caterer

Lindsey Liberatore

Assistant

Jordan Lindblad

Editorial Assistant

Jeff Lomaglio

Construction

Skip Longfellow

Assistant Sound Editor

David Lucarelli

Audio Post-Production

Sonya Lunsford

Accounting Assistant

Adrian Lyne

Producer

Amy Lynn

Assistant Director

Lisa Marie Madden

Accounting Assistant

Tod A Maitland

Sound Mixer

Pierre Makhoul

Other

Brendon Malone

Grip

Kathryn Malone

Office Production Assistant

Bobby Mancuso

Camera Assistant

Paul Massey

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Vinny Mazzarella

Assistant Property Master

James Mazzola

Property Master

Tim Mccolm

Rerecording

Hollis Meminge

Camera

Lawrence Steven Meyers

Executive Producer

Arnon Milchan

Executive Producer

Peter S Miller

Scenic Artist

Ellen Mirojnick

Costume Designer

Tim Monich

Dialogue Coach

James Moriana

Foley Artist

Brian Morris

Production Designer

Pierre-richard Muller

Executive Producer

Rebecca L Murray

Assistant

Andy Nelson

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Anna Novick

Set Production Assistant

Edward O'donnell

Transportation Captain

Mick O'rourke

Stunts

Janet Paparazzo

Stunts

Joseph S. Patire

Construction

Andrew Patterson

Location Assistant

Ron Petagna

Construction Coordinator

Wayne Petrocelli

Security

George Potter

Generator Operator

Thomas J. Prate

Grip

Thomas J. Prate

Key Grip

Mike Proudfoot

Camera Operator

Lyndell Quiyou

Hair Stylist

Alan Rankin

Sound Designer

Robert Renga

Sound Recordist

Floyd Resnick

Stunts

Charlene Richards

Adr Mixer

Bill Riley

Scenic Artist

Alice Ritscher

Accounting Assistant

Sonny Ritscher

Production Accountant

Julio Rodriguez

On-Set Dresser

Jason Rody

Set Production Assistant

Dennis Rogers

Sound Recordist

Timothy Ross

Wardrobe Assistant

Mike Russo

Stunts

Richard Rutkowski

Camera Operator

Amy Safhay

Other

Alvin Sargent

Screenplay

Kris Schackman

Location Assistant

Stephen Schiff

Other

Mark Schmidt

Camera Assistant

Michael H Scott

Boom Operator

Amanda Segel

Assistant

Aleta K Shaffer

Art Department

Suzanne Smith

Casting

Branden Spencer

Assistant Editor

Renzo Spirit-buffalo

Camera Assistant

Denis St. Amand

Rerecording

Wylie Stateman

Supervising Sound Editor

Noelle Stehman

Dga Trainee

David Stein

Assistant Art Director

Robert T Striem

Location Manager

Robb Sullivan

Editor

Robert Topol

Scenic Artist

Tony Trotta

Scenic Artist

Thomas L. Viviano

Special Effects

Chris Vogt

On-Set Dresser

Robert Vogt

On-Set Dresser

Candy L Walken

Hair

Ginny Walsh

Other

James F Walsh

Rigging Gaffer

Kevin P Walsh

Best Boy

Barry Wetcher

Photography

Sharon White

On-Set Dresser

Jeffrey Wilhoit

Foley Artist

Patty Willett

Production Coordinator

Film Details

Also Known As
Femme Infidele, La, La Femme Infidele
MPAA Rating
Genre
Drama
Thriller
Erotic
Adaptation
Release Date
2002
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox Distribution
Location
New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 3m

Award Nominations

Best Actress

2002
Diane Lane

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Spring May 8, 2002

Expanded Release in United States May 10, 2002

Released in United States on Video December 17, 2002

Nominated for the 2002 award for Best Actress (Diane Lane) by the Broadcast Film Critics Association.

Nominated for the 2002 award for Best Actress (Diane Lane) from the Screen Actor's Guild (SAG).

Voted One of the Year's Five Best Foreign Language Films by the 1969 National Board of Review.

Voted One of the Year's Ten Best Films by the 1969 New York Times Film Critics.

Winner of the 2002 award for Best Actress (Diane Lane) from the National Society of Film Critics.

Winner of the 2002 award for Best Actress (Diane Lane) from the New York Film Critics Circle.

Expanded Release in United States May 10, 2002

Released in United States on Video December 17, 2002

Released in United States Spring May 8, 2002

Remake of "La Femme Infidele" (France/1968), written and directed by Claude Chabrol and starring Stephane Audran and Michel Bouquet.

George Clooney was previously attached to star.