The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations.
- Genre: Drama, Romance
- Studio: New Line Cinema, Standard Film Company, Bona Fide Productions
- Keyword: skateboarding, mother, american football, adultery, based on novel or book, parent child relationship, husband wife relationship, small town, eroticism, boston, massachusetts, pedophilia, loser, infant, housewife, bourgeoisie, deceived wife, playground, stay-at-home dad, castration, psychopath, ex-cop, suburb, masturbation, extramarital affair, suburbs
- Cast: Kate Winslet, Patrick Wilson, Jennifer Connelly, Jackie Earle Haley, Noah Emmerich, Gregg Edelman