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Married Life (2008)

2 Ratings: 2.0
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Far too many period productions look right, but feel wrong. Set in 1949,Married Lifedoesn't just bring the post-war era to vivid life with cigarettes and cocktails aplenty; it even plays like a product of the time. In that respect, it calls to mind AMC'sMad … see full wiki

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review by . September 03, 2008
MARRIED LIFE will probably fare better in the DVD format where this at times disturbing view of marital status can be viewed in private rather than in the company of the throngs that resemble the characters depicted in this fine little film. Based on the novel 'Five Roundabouts to Heaven' by John Bingham and well adapted to the screen by Oren Moverman and director Ira Sachs, MARRIED LIFE is a dissection of the hallowed state of matrimony, and one that shows the creases and little holes that make …
review by . September 03, 2008
posted in Movie Hype
Not since `Pleasantville (New Line Platinum Series)' or `Quiz Show' has a movie in recent memory captured the vintage setting in the middle of the last century so well. Every piece of furniture, every outfit, every office d├ęcor points to the year 1949 in `Married Life,' but it's really the feel and emotional tone that imprint this old-fashioned noir so well. If they didn't speak so frankly about sex, it could have been a dead ringer original from its period.     Pierce Brosnan …
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