Movie: Far From Heaven
Nominations: Best Actress (Julianne Moore), Cinematography, Score, and Original Screenplay
Wins/Snubs: No wins, Nicole Kidman won for The Hours, and Road to Perdition, Frida, and Talk to Her took the other awards respectively. I think Dennis Quaid was robbed of a nomination for either Best or Supporting Actor, and there are one or two in either category he could have replaced.
I saw this movie originally in theaters and loved it. I thought it was beautifully shot, wonderfully acted, with a complex story that was richly told and expertly executed. So when I bought it at the closing of a local video story, I was really excited to see it again. Sadly, it didn't live up to my memory of it. The story is disjointed and remarkably shallow handling. Maybe it's because "Mad Men" is handling this time period and these people with such detail and excellence, that Far from Heaven couldn't live up to it.
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