Far From Heaven (2002)
In the style of '50s filmmaker Douglas Sirk ("Magnificent Obsession") comes Todd Haynes' melodrama set in suburban Connecticut in 1957. The picture perfect homelife of marrieds Julianne Moore and Dennis Quaid comes unraveled after Moore learns Quaid is having a homosexual affair. When Moore befriends African-American gardener Dennis Haysbert, she faces new problems from racist neighbors. With Patricia Clarkson, Viola Davis. 108 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS 5.1, French Dolby Digital Surround; Subtitles: French, Spanish; audio commentary by Haynes; "making of" documentary; featurette.
Academy Award ®
Nominee: Best Actress (Julianne Moore), Best Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Score
- Todd Haynes
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Julianne Moore, Dennis Quaid, Dennis Haysbert, Patricia Clarkson, Viola Davis, James Rebhorn, Bette Henritze, Michael Gaston, Ryan Ward, Lindsay Andretta, Jordan Puryear, Kyle Smith, Celia Weston, Barbara Garrick, Olivia Birkelund, C C Loveheart, June Squibb, Matt Malloy, Chance Kelly, Brian Delate, Joe Holt, Susan Willis, Nicholas Joy, Geraldine Bartlett, Duane Mclaughlin, Betsy Aidem, Ted Neustadt