R | | Drama, Romance
The relationship of a contemporary married couple, charting their evolution over a span of years by cross-cutting between time periods.
When it came to casting Dean and Cindy's daughter, director Derek Cianfrance asked Michelle Williams whether she could use her daughter, Matilda, to play the role. Williams considered briefly, but after noticing that her child's interest laid beyond acting (she was quoted that Matilda's main hobby was horse riding), Williams declined.
I'm gonna hit you in five seconds. I'm gonna hit you in five seconds if you don't get out of here. I'm gonna hit you in five seconds!
Dean: Five! Four! Get out! Get out! Three... Two!
Dr. Feinberg: Think about your wife, will you? Think...
All the cars driven by the actors had Pennsylvania license plates on the front. That is inaccurate, since in Pennsylvania you only get one license plate, which goes on the back.
The initial credits, showing major cast and crew, play over a montage of stills from the film and clips of fireworks.
$193,728 (USA) (2 January 2011)
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