R | | Drama, Romance
A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children.
The film was shot almost entirely in sequence.
So, what do you do?
April Wheeler: I'm studying to be an actress. You?
Frank Wheeler: I'm a longshoreman.
April Wheeler: No, I mean, really.
Frank Wheeler: I mean really, too. Although starting next Monday I'm doing something a little more glamorous.
April Wheeler: What's that?
Frank Wheeler: Night cashier at a cafeteria.
April Wheeler: I don't mean ...
Grand Central Station has only allowed electric locomotives since long before the 1950s. The train Frank takes to work is pulled by an Alco RS-3 diesel locomotive, which does not have dual diesel/electric power capability.
At the end of the closing credits: "For Mia and Joe."
$189,911 (USA) (28 December 2008)
$22,911,480 (USA) (2 April 2009)
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