Far From Heaven

When Rainer Maria Fassbinder remade Douglas Sirk's classic 1954 melodrama ALL THAT HEAVEN ALLOWS (1955) as ALI, FEAR EATS THE SOUL (1974), he broadened Sirk's indictment of society's attitudes toward sex, age, gender roles and class to include race. Todd Haynes's own gorgeous replica has them both beat: His sexually neglected heroine (a flawless Julianne...read more

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00:30 — Inspired by the classic Hollywood melodramas of the 1950s, Far From Heaven stars Julianne Moore as a button-down housewife who has a flirtation with h (more…)
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01:20 — Inspired by the classic Hollywood melodramas of the 1950s, Far From Heaven stars Julianne Moore as a button-down housewife who has a flirtation with h (more…)
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01:10 — It is the fall of 1957. The Whitakers, the very picture of a suburban family, make their home in Hartford, Connecticut. Their daily existences are cha (more…)

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  • Released: 2002
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: When Rainer Maria Fassbinder remade Douglas Sirk's classic 1954 melodrama ALL THAT HEAVEN ALLOWS (1955) as ALI, FEAR EATS THE SOUL (1974), he broadened Sirk's indictment of society's attitudes toward sex, age, gender roles and class to include race. Todd H… (more)

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