Cruel But Necessary
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Cruel But Necessary
When a vacation video reveals that her husband is having a secret affair, the family camcorder becomes a weapon of truth for a married suburban housewife. Betty (Wendel Meldrum) was poring over her family vacation video when she realized that a telephone conversation captured on the tape revealed her husband's infidelity. Later, as Betty makes the transformation from typical housewife to single mother, the camera becomes her constant companion. Videotaping everything from gynecological exams to blind dates, Betty begins to realize the importance of editing her work as her archives become… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"definitely lives up to its "cruel" moniker... but is it "necessary?""
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
"Too often, however, I kept thinking of the missed opportunities and wished that the writer would have taken more risk with the characters."
‑ Steve Rhodes, Internet Reviews
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