In 1955, young-marrieds the Wheelers, Frank (DiCaprio) and April (Winslet), settle into stultifying suburbia but dream of reclaiming lives as free spirits. However, neighbours react to their getaway plan as a threat to world order. Will they break away or apart?
Handsomely done and beautifully acted, just slightly wanting in a screenplay that leaves questions unanswered about what’s behind these unhappy people. And it’s ultra-depressing...
Reviewed by Angie Erigo
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