Shoot the Moon (1982)
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Director Alan Parker and writer Bo Goldman chronicle the emotional disintegration of an unhappy marriage. Albert Finney and Diane Keaton play George and Faith Dunlap, a seemingly happily married couple living with their four daughters in a converted farmhouse in Marin County, California. George is inwardly empty and decides to have an affair with Sandy (Karen Allen), who has doubts about how long their affair will last. Faith is also suffering from ennui and takes up with Frank Henderson (Peter
Feb 19, 1982 Wide
Nov 6, 2007
Warner Home Video
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Parker and Goldman seem to want this battling couple to represent a sort of romantic '60s point of view, and they show up the younger lovers as shallow, '70s-style hedonists.
High drama, albeit depressing, with Keaton and Finney in strong leads.
A racking film which explores divorce with sensitivity and artistic skill.
Not Parker's best, but done with uncanny precision.
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