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Married Life

91 min
Crime | Drama | Romance
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Ira Sachs
Country: USA
Release Date: 2008-03-21
Filming Locations: Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
Budget: $12,000,000
Opening Weekend: $55,851 (USA) (9 March 2008)
Gross: $1,506,998 (USA) (29 June 2008)
Chris Cooper
Harry Allen
Annabel Kershaw
Miss Jones
Pierce Brosnan
Richard Langley
Patricia Clarkson
Pat Allen
Rachel McAdams
Kay Nesbitt
Sheila Paterson
Mrs. Walsh
David Richmond-Peck
Erin Boyes
Elijah St. Germain
Little Charlie
Terence Kelly
Dr. Anderson
Timothy Webber
Alvin Walters
Rebecca Codling
Photo Store Clerk
David Wenham
John O'Brien
Dolores Drake
Cinema Cashier
Malcolm Boddington
Well-Tailored Man
Carrie Fleming
Operator (as Carrie Anne Fleming)
Sean Tyson
Ty Olsson
Mike Cook
Charade Player
Kathleen Duborg
Charade Player
Dale Floyd
Charade Player
Fred Keating
Charade Player
Suzanne Ristic
Charade Player
Alex Stevens
Charade Player
Anna Williams
O'Brien's Girlfriend
Pauline Crawford
Nurse (uncredited)
Maria Marlow
Coat Check Girl (uncredited)
Did you know?
John Bingham's novel, 'Five Roundabouts to Heaven', was adapted for "The Alfred Hitchcock Hour" TV series as "The Tender Poisoner" (first aired 20.12.1962), by writer Lukas Heller. The 60-minute program featured Dan Dailey as Philip "Barney" Bartel, Jan Sterling as his wife Beatrice, and Howard Duff as their friend Peter Harding.
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In some driving scenes, the lines in the streets are yellow. Also some warning signs are in yellow, and placed higher on their respective poles. This is not correct for the 1940s. Lines were white. And signs were placed closer to street level for ease of viewing.
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Richard Langley sees the film Pandora and the Flying Dutchman in a movie theater in 1949, two years before movie's release.
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Harry attempts to call home from a Restaurant; instead of getting a connection or a busy signal, he get's an "out-of-order" chirp. He dials "O" and tells the Operator that his home phone is O.O.O., he gives her a five digit number, then looks in the phone book and finds his next-door neighbor who of course has the traditional "Waddington 1234" number" used in 1949.
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Richard Langley: Whoever in this room who knows what goes on in the mind of the person who sleeps next to you... please, raise your hand... I know you can't, not honestly...
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Richard Langley: I'm not at all certain that one can build happiness upon the unhappiness of someone else
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Kay Nesbitt: A woman needs to be loved, and that's true. But it's not the whole truth. She also needs somebody to love.
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Is "Married Life" based on a novel?
Yes. Married Life is based on the 1953 novel Five Roundabouts to Heaven by English novelist John Bingham, 7th Baron Clanmorris of Newbrook. The novel was adapted for the film by screenwriter Oren Moverman and director Ira Sachs.
A Note Regarding Spoilers
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Who is singing the opening song?
That's I Can't Give You Anything But Love as performed by Doris Day.
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