The Other Man Movie with Antonio Banderas and Liam Neeson

Liam Neeson and Antonio Banderas - The Other Man Movie

The Other Man is an upcoming drama movie directed by Richard Eyre based on a short story by German writer Bernhard Schlink. The plot of The Other Man revolves around a cuckold who tries to understand why and with who his wife deceived him. The film is starring Liam Neeson, Antonio Banderas, and Laura Linney, respectively as the husband, the other man, and the unfaithful wife. There is no official release date yet for the Other Man.

Here below a teaser clip of The Other Man that leaked online a few days ago:

The Other Man

“Peter (Liam Neeson), the CEO of a computer software company, has been married to Lisa (Laura Linney), a successful shoe designer, for well over 20 years. Her work means frequent travel, but their marriage seems happy, and they have a grown up daughter, Abigail (Romola Garai). Missing his wife, Peter discovers that she has been receiving emails and messages from a man he never knew existed.

Against Abigail’s advice, feeling betrayed and vengeful, Peter flies to Milan to find out the truth about the mysterious other man, Ralph (Antonio Banderas). As Peter begins to unravel his wife’s secret, the focus shifts to a suspenseful cat and mouse relationship between the two men.” (Source: BFI)

The reviews of The Other man are rather negative so far: Antonio Banderas is said to play his part well, but the early buzz isn’t great concerning Liam Neeson in the role of the cuckold and Laura Linney as his deceitful wife…

I would not have thought of Liam Neeson in such a role indeed: he looks like a man of action not like a jealous and bitter husband… If you want to enjoy a movie with Liam Neeson I’d rather recommend the movie Taken!

One Response - “The Other Man Movie with Antonio Banderas and Liam Neeson”

  1. Aliyah

    I have watched this film over and over as it has such strong images and characters. Liam is wonderful as the overly controlled widower, Peter, who will scarce allow his daughter a tear at the bed of her mother as she lie dying of cancer. Antonio is the sensitive poet, Rafe, who’s lust for life and passion for beauty challenged the drab, robot-like relationship between Lisa and her husband Peter. Lisa the unfaithful wife was believable as the successful but tormented shoe designer who upon discovering her own fragile health, kept it a secret until the cancer was too far spread to be treated. The ensuing cat and mouse game played upon Rafe by Peter, symbolized by a series of chess games, culminated in a true epiphany by the widower as to his own humility and the humanness of the other man. Very unexpected roles for both actors but very well done…to show the vast talents of both Neeson and Banderas.