Manohla Dargis_LA Times
Manohla Dargis

"…deftly updates '50s melodramas."

Peter Travers_Rolling Stone
Peter Travers
"Talk about movie heaven"

"Talk about movie heaven this is it. Julianne Moore and Dennis Quaid give the performances of their careers."

Owen Gleiberman_Entertainment Weekly
Owen Gleiberman
"miraculously executed"

Once every two or three years, if you're lucky, a film comes along that does more than just move or transport you. Far From Heaven is so miraculously executed, so forceful yet tender in its feeling, that it seems, in a single visionary stroke, to have taken the spirit of American independent cinema and brought it full circle back to the soul of vintage Hollywood."

A.O. Scott_New York Times
A.O. Scott

"In a word, it's divine."

Lou Lumenick_New York Post
Lou Lumenick

"It's one of the year's best movies."

Andrew Johnston_Us Weekly
Andrew Johnston
"an intensely moving film"

"Director Todd Haynes' vision and sure command of the material results in an intensely moving film that's sure to be a major Oscar contender."

Stephen Farber_MovielineHollywood Life
Stephen Farber

"Julianne Moore's performance is a triumph."