Cruel But Necessary

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  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 2005
  • Running time: 92 min
Cruel But Necessary is a 2005 independent film directed by Canadian actor/director Saul Rubinek. Actress Wendel Meldrum took a turn as a screenwriter for this project. Meldrum stars in the film as Betty Munson, a woman struggling to put her life back... read more

Cruel But Necessary is a 2005 independent film directed by Canadian actor/director Saul Rubinek. Actress Wendel Meldrum took a turn as a screenwriter for this project. Meldrum stars in the film as Betty Munson, a woman struggling to put her life back together after her marriage falls apart. Betty decides to secretly videotape family, friends, and others to help understand the truth of her life. Meldrum's own ex-husband, Mark Humphrey, and son, Luke Humphrey, play her onscreen ex-husband and son. Portions of Cruel But Necessary were posted on YouTube beginning in 2007. The film was released on DVD November 11, 2008.

Original Release

07/01/2005

US Release

07/01/2005

Cast

Directors

Saul Rubinek

Writers

Wendel Meldrum

Cast

Producers

Chris Kern Executive Producer
Lynne Moses Producer
Elinor Reid Producer

Editors

Chris Kern

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