Far From Heaven | Full Movie
Far From Heaven
- 1h 47m
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Julianne Moore (Hannibal, Boogie Nights) and Dennis Quaid (The Rookie, Frequency) star in this seductive story of a seemingly perfect family, and the forbidden desires that threaten to tear them apart. Cathy Whitaker (Moore) has it all - a lovely home, two wonderful children and a handsome husband (Quaid), who is successfully climbing the corporate ladder. But Cathy's idyllic existence is just an illusion, and she is eventually forced to choose between living a lie or following her heart. Academy Award® nominee Moore "is a vision," declared Rex Reed, and he called Quaid's performance "the best of his career," in this stunning drama hailed by the New York Post as "one of the year's best."
Rotten Tomatoes® Score
Critics Consensus: An exquisitely designed and performed melodrama, Far From Heaven earns its viewers' tears with sincerity and intelligence.
The New Republic
We are left wondering why, in any case, an imitation Sirk was needed, what appetite or interest it...
June 25, 2017
With tact and care, the movie digs into all the subjects that lay concealed below the surface when...
June 25, 2017
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Common Sense Media
Common Sense Says
Sensitive, mature melodrama about sexuality in the 1950s.
What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this Oscar-nominated melodrama deals with mature, complex issues, including prejudice, sexuality, and adultery. Characters make anti-Semitic and racist comments; there's also some drinking and smoking. One character gets drunk in an attempt to numb the pain he feels about not being true to himself.
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The parents’ guide to what’s in this movie.
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- Genre:Drama, Melodrama
- Release Date:November 8, 2002
- Highest Available for Purchase:HD