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3.7
2,502 Ratings

Far from Heaven

Directed by Todd Haynes
United States, 2002
Drama, Gay & Lesbian, Romance

Synopsis

Todd Haynes’ homage to Douglas Sirk’s style of social critique by way of melodrama masterfully tells the story of a well-to-do suburban Connecticut couple in the 1950s, straitjacketed by convention, desperate to live the lives they really want.

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Far from Heaven Directed by Todd Haynes

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

2002 | 2 wins including: Best Actress

2002 | Honorable Mention: SIGNIS Award

Academy Awards

2003 | 4 nominations including: Best Writing, Original Screenplay

Toronto International Film Festival

2002

International Film Festival Rotterdam

2003

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