ADDICTED

"Schizophrenic Melodrama"

Quality:
Content: -4 Gross immorality, and/or worldview problems.
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What You Need To Know:

ADDICTED is a melodrama about a female sex addict who has several flings before she comes to her senses. Zoe Reynard is married to a loving husband who dotes on her, but she’s bored with their sex life. In her job as a professional consultant for artists, Zoe meets a handsome painter and sculptor from Spain. Zoe and Quinton begin a tempestuous love affair, but soon, even Quinton isn’t enough for Zoe. So, she starts picking up men in bars, settling on a tough blue collar dude. Qunton has fallen hard for Zoe, however. Things change when he suddenly turns jealous and violent. Then, Zoe’s husband finds out about her cheating. Can Zoe recover from her addiction? Or, is it too late?

For most of its running time, ADDICTED promotes the female protagonist’s illicit hookups with other men. Then, it tacks on a pious ending with a message against sexual addiction and adultery. The filmmakers should have thought about doing this much earlier, in addition to toning down the movie’s depiction of lewd behavior. ADDICTED also contains some foul language, violence, explicit nudity, and brief drug use.

Content:

(PaPaPa, B, C, LLL, VV, SSS, NN, A, DD, MMM) Very strong pagan worldview, slightly mixed with some light moral, redemptive elements, including forgiveness that come too little and too late; at least 49 obscenities (about half are “f” words), two strong profanities and eight light profanities; strong violence includes jealous man attacks woman, men fight over woman, man gets hit in head with vase, man breaks glass with hand, man steps on glass with bare feet, man with small knife chases woman and calls her insulting name, man hit over head with small statue; extreme sexuality and sexual immorality includes depicted adultery, implied adultery, implied oral sex, married woman trolls bars and goes to sex club, couple visits sado-masochistic club, depicted marital sex, implied childhood rape, and talk about sex addiction; some shots of upper and rear female nudity, upper and rear male nudity and nude paintings; alcohol use; no smoking but woman at a club takes a pill, which may be Ecstasy; and, lying, cheating, deceit, jealousy.

More Detail:

ADDICTED is a melodrama about a female sex addict who has several flings before she comes to her senses and starts receiving forgiveness from her husband. The movie is a schizophrenic, abhorrent production about a major affliction that affects millions of people, including people who are married. It revels in the lewd scenes before it suddenly turns pious. The Christian movie FIREPROOF handled a similar theme with a lot more taste, talent and

Zoe Reynard is married to a loving husband, Jason, who dotes on her, but she’s bored with their sex life. In her job as a professional PR consultant for artists, she meets a handsome sculptor painter from Spain named Quinton. Zoe and Quinton begin a tempestuous love affair, but soon, even Quinton isn’t enough for Zoe. So, she starts picking up men in bars, settling on a tough biker dude.

Qunton has fallen hard for Zoe, however. Things change when he suddenly turns jealous and violent. Then, Zoe’s husband finds out about her cheating.

Can Zoe recover from her addiction? Or, is it too late? And, will Jason divorce her and take custody of their two children?

For most of its running time, ADDICTED promotes the female protagonist’s illicit hookups with other men. Then, it tacks on a pious ending with a message against sexual addiction and adultery. It should have thought about doing this much earlier, in addition to toning down the movie’s depiction of lewd behavior. ADDICTED also contains some foul language, violence, explicit nudity, and brief drug use.

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