A Good Man (2009)
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Fourteen years ago, Rachel suffered a stroke just a day after she and her new boyfriend Chris had told their parents she was having a baby. Rachel is now a quadriplegic, which means she cannot walk, speak, or move her arms. Her husband Chris is the self-appointed family man who never leaves her side. His sheep farm has seen better days, so Chris has come up with a creative solution for their financial troubles: he is going to open a brothel. In A Good Man, Indian-Australian filmmaker Safina
Feb 25, 2011 Wide
It's an interesting story, but the presentation is more like a home movie than something you'd pay to see in a theater. Wait for it to pop up on cable TV.
Ms. Uberoi's straight-shooting style is a perfect match for her salt-of-the-earth subject, a hard-working husband and father with more on his plate than most.
A Good Man has devastating moments, but its good intentions ultimately shortchange Chris and Rachel, diminishing, not to mention patronizing, them.
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