R | | Drama, Romance
An aspiring photographer develops an intimate relationship with an older woman in 1950s New York.
The film is based on a book originally entitled The Price of Salt. There are at least two explanations, both Bible-related, of this title. One, from screenwriter & friend, Phyllis Nagy, is that it is a reference to Lot's wife turning into a pillar ... ...
Just when you think it can't get any worse, you run out of cigarettes.
Even though the film takes place in 1952, few cars from the 1930s or 1940s are seen. Considering that US did not produce vehicles for four years during WWII (from 1942 until 1946) there should have been dozens of vehicles ranging from pre-war until those manufactured the year of the film's setting.
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