Though writer-director Wesley Strick steers this made-for-TV movie in the direction of black comedy, it plays like MISERY's laugh-deprived country cousin.
Always the hopeless romantic, Eve Robbins (Sheryl Lee) gets married in good faith, but soon has reason to question the fidelity of her new husband, Ted Robbins (Anthony Michael Hall). Flashbacks reveal the downward trajectory of their relationship from a courtship bubbling with promise to a marriage rocked by Ted’s "business trips." After a night of drunken carousing, the philandering Ted crashes his car. Eve chooses to care for him in their dream house, but secrets him away in the concealed basement that us...