About

The lives of two lovelorn spouses from separate marriages, a registered sex offender, and a disgraced ex-police officer intersect as they struggle to resist their vulnerabilities and temptations.

7.5
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Directed by

Todd Field

Written by

Todd Field (Screenplay)
Tom Perrotta (Screenplay)

Runtime

136 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Cast

Keywords

skateboarding wife husband relationship parent child relationship masturbation adultery extramarital affair psychopath small town eroticism housewife children suburb mother american football loser bourgeoisie playground castration pedophilia infant deceived wife ex-cop stay-at-home dad

Photos

Lists

#597 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role Kate Winslet

Oscar nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role Jackie Earle Haley

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay