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. Based on a novel by Richard Yates.

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  1. Richard Yates


  2. Justin Haythe


  3. Sam Mendes


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  1. Leonardo DiCaprio

    Leonardo DiCaprio

    Frank Wheeler

  2. Kate Winslet

    Kate Winslet

    April Wheeler

  3. Michael Shannon

    Michael Shannon

    John Givings

  4. David Harbour

    David Harbour

    Shep Campbell

  5. Kathryn Hahn

    Kathryn Hahn

    Milly Campbell

  6. Kathy Bates

    Kathy Bates

    Mrs. Helen Givings

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 59m

Budget $35,000,000.00

Revenue $75,225,693.00

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Release Information

  • December 19, 2008
    R, Theatrical



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