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Far from Heaven

Author: Jody AllenChristine VachonTodd HaynesJulianne MooreDennis QuaidAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios, [2003]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cathy is the perfect 50s housewife, living the perfect 50s life: healthy kids, successful husband, social prominence. Then one night she surprises her husband Frank having sex with another man, and her tidy world starts spinning out of control. In her confusion and grief, she finds consolation in the friendship of their African-American gardener, Raymond--a socially taboo relationship that leads to the further  Read more...
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Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs
Romance films
Fiction films
Drama
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jody Allen; Christine Vachon; Todd Haynes; Julianne Moore; Dennis Quaid; Dennis Haysbert; Patricia Clarkson; Elmer Bernstein; Sandy Powell; James Lyons; Mark Friedberg; Edward Lachman; Focus Features,; Vulcan Productions,; Killer Films,; John Wells Productions (Firm),; Section Eight Ltd.,; Universal Studios, Inc.,
ISBN: 0783274599 9780783274591
OCLC Number: 51855884
Language Note: In English with optional dubbed Spanish or French dialogue; optional English, Spanish, or French subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Special features: Anatomy of a scene; making-of featurette; directors commentary with Todd Haynes; "The filmmaker's experience: questions and answers with Todd Haynes & Julianne Moore"; production notes; cast and filmmakers bios; theatrical trailer.
Credits: Music by Elmer Bernstein ; costume designer, Sandy Powell ; edited by James Lyons ; production designer, Mark Friedberg ; director of photography, Edward Lachman.
Cast: Julianne Moore, Dennis Quaid, Dennis Haysbert, Patricia Clarkson.
Awards: SAG Awards 2003: Nominees: Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role, Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role
Academy Awards 2003: Nominees: Best Actress in a Leading Role, Best Writing, Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Music, Original Score
Golden Globes 2003: Nominees: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama, Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture, Best Screenplay - Motion Picture, Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for mature thematic elements, sexual contant, brief violence, and language.
Description: 1 videodisc (1 hr., 48 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, region 1; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround (English), DTS 5.1 surround (English), Dolby Digital surround (French); dual layer.
Other Titles: Far from Heaven (Motion picture)
Far from Heaven (Motion picture).
Responsibility: Focus Features and Vulcan Productions present ; a Killer Films/John Wells/Section Eight production ; produced by Jody Patton ; produced by Christine Vachon ; written and directed by Todd Haynes.
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Cathy is the perfect 50s housewife, living the perfect 50s life: healthy kids, successful husband, social prominence. Then one night she surprises her husband Frank having sex with another man, and her tidy world starts spinning out of control. In her confusion and grief, she finds consolation in the friendship of their African-American gardener, Raymond--a socially taboo relationship that leads to the further disintegration of life as she knew it.

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