Jack and Terry. Hank and Edith. They're married couples and best friends with much in common. Jack and Hank are professors at Cedar County College. Terry and Edith are stay-at-home moms. And Jack and Edith are secret lovers.Based on stories by Andre Dubus (In the Bedroom was also from one of his stories), this fearless exploration of marriages on the edge won the Sundance Film Festival's top screenwriting award for Larry Gross. Mark Ruffalo, Laura Dern, Peter Krause and Naomi Watts play the interlocked foursome. Pushing their characters into uncharted realms of anger, confrontation, and lust - and making decisions that may or may not let love slip away.