The Husband
The Husband (2013)

A man must care for his infant son by himself after his wife is incarcerated for sexually abusing a minor.

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: September 9, 2013
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Geoff Pevere
Globe and Mail

This is the kind of thoughtful, confident and seamlessly integrated filmmaking that comes from an uncommon fusion of artist and subject ...

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Katherine Monk

McCabe-Lokos wrote the script for this stripped-down piece of psychological suspense that gets to the bony heart of love. And to his credit, he doesn't mind looking unsympathetic and cruel, even completely irresponsible.

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Peter Howell
Toronto Star

McDonald isn't seeking to make explosive drama about a human time bomb, preferring to show the many mood swings of real life.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a sporadically compelling yet thoroughly underwhelming little drama...

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Nathalie Atkinson
National Post

Dark and sometimes tender, The Husband is the grim, realistic flip side of a what if - what if Notes on a Scandal focused solely on the drudgery of the husband's life in the wake of the betrayal?

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Nikola Grozdanovic
The Playlist

If you find yourself in the mood for a black comedy about a guy who is definitely worse off than you are right now, The Husband is that guy.

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Flixster Audience Score: 44% Flixster User Reviews
John Ballantine
McDonald didn't receive the acclaim that he should have for directing an evolving Maxwell McCabe-Lokos, often unsuccessfully through emotions he must bare… More