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.
This film marked the second time Kathy Bates has played opposite both Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet.
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 ...
The light switches are post 1970s.
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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