The Other Man (2008)
The story of a husband who suspects his wife of adultery, and sets out to track down the other man in her life.
In Cambridge, software engineer Peter (Liam Neeson) and shoe designer Lisa are successful in their careers and have been happily married for twenty-five years. They have an adult daughter, Abigail, and Lisa frequently travels to Milano to do business with the Gianni & Gianni Company. When Lisa is gone, Peter finds a message in her cell phone and decides to snoop her e-mails and discovers in a secret folder named Love that she had a lover, Ralph. Peter travels to Milano and stalks Ralph; he finds that the man plays chess in a bar. Peter gets close to Ralph and discusses his relationship with Lisa without knowing that he is her husband.
After twenty-five years of marriage, Peter, the English CEO of a software company, discovers that his American haute-couture shoe-designer wife, Lisa, has been receiving messages from a suspiciously unknown Italian. Bent on getting to the bottom of this cruel and shocking mystery, Peter decides to follow a trail of breadcrumbs to cosmopolitan Milan, knowing that revenge is a dish best served cold. However, amid an intricate maze of well-hidden secrets, will Peter ever unearth the truth about the other man?
- Taken from a short story by Bernhard Sclink's collection "Flights of Love", "The Other Man" tells the story of a widower's slowly developing revenge against his late wife's secret lover reveals to him his own compromises and failings.