Far From Heaven
USA, 2002, 107 Minute Running Time
Genre/Subjects: Drama, Family Issues, Gay/Lesbian, Social Issues, Womens Issues
Presented as part of the HELP WANTED series in Partnership with One Book, One Denver
35mm presentation - When she finds her husband (Dennis Quaid) with another man, a Connecticut housewife (Julianne Moore) finds herself dealing with infidelity and the racial tension that epitomized the late 1950s at the advent of the Civil Rights movement in America. As a coping mechanism to deal with the emotional turmoil, she develops an unlikely friendship with her African-American gardener (Dennis Haysbert), who's full of sage wisdom.
DIRECTOR: Todd Haynes
Principal Cast: Julianne Moore, Dennis Quaid, Dennis Haysbert, Patricia Clarkson
US Distributor: Focus Features