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Far From Heaven

Todd Haynes USA, 2002

El Biffo's rating of the film Dem Himmel so fern

Much more than an homage to Sirk, Todd Haynes' meticulously crafted film takes us much further, to places where mid-century Hollywood films weren't permitted to go. Julianne Moore's performance is also much richer than the single-faceted form of acting that was prevalent in those days. Haynes is a formidable creative force; looking at his entire body of work going back to The Karen Carpenter Story, his dramas have a