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Far From Heaven
My Rating:
(out of 5 stars)
3.5 Stars
Far From Heaven Poster
Primary Location: First Saw:In Theatre Saw at/with: at York Square
Rating: PG-13 Year: 2002 Category: Drama Romance
Director: Todd Haynes Time: 107 min. Writer: Todd Haynes

Mine: Very well told, if quite depressing story. Quaid and Moore are top notch. I think that Julieanne Moore is best actress working today! Any time people start to wax nostalgic about the good old days, they should be sent to see this movie. The lives that these people in 50's Connecticut live is not a good one, an incredibly confining existence. The story is told without any sarcasm or irony and so is really powerful.
Leonard Maltin/Plot synopsis: In 1950s Connecticut, a housewife faces a marital crisis and mounting racial tensions in the outside world.
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Cathy Whitaker
Dennis Quaid Dennis Quaid as:
Frank Whitaker
Dennis Haysbert Dennis Haysbert as:
Raymond Deagon
Patricia Clarkson Patricia Clarkson as:
Eleanor Fine
Viola Davis Viola Davis as:
James Rebhorn James Rebhorn as:
Dr. Bowman
Bette Henritze as:
Mrs. Leacock
Michael Gaston as:
Stan Fine
Lindsay Andretta as:
Janice Whitaker
Celia Weston Celia Weston as:
Mona Lauder