Far from Heaven is a 2002 drama film written and directed by Todd Haynes and starring Julianne Moore, Dennis Quaid, Dennis Haysbert, and Patricia Clarkson. The film tells the story of Cathy Whitaker, a 1950s housewife, living in suburban Connecticut as she sees her seemingly perfect life begin to fall apart. It is done in the style of a Douglas Sirk film , dealing with complex contemporary issues such as race, gender roles, sexual orientation and class. The film was nominated for several Academy Awards: for Best Actress in a Leading Role , Best Original Screenplay , Best Cinematography , and...
|Release date:||September 1, 2002|
|Directed by:||Todd Haynes|
|Producer:||Christine Vachon, Jody Patton|
|Music by:||Elmer Bernstein|
|Screenplay by:||Todd Haynes|