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Wakefield

Part of the American Dreams Strand

Robin Swicord

  • 12A

  • 106 mins

  • 2016

  • USA

  • English

Cast Bryan Cranston, Jennifer Garner

  • Director of Photography: Andrei Bowden Schwartz

  • Editor: Matt Maddox

  • Produced by: Julie Lynn, Bonnie Curtis

  • Music: Aaron Zigman

  • Screenplay by: Robin Swicord

  • Production Designer: Jeannine Oppewall

  • Sound Production: Charles Maynes

Director Bio

Robin Swicord

Director Bio

Robin Swicord is primarily known for her work as a screenwriter for Memoirs Of A Geisha (2005), Little Women (1994), Matilda (1996), and the cult comedy Shag (1989). In 2009, Swicord received an Oscar nomination for her contribution to The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008). She made her feature-directing debut with The Jane Austen Book Club (2007), for which Swicord also wrote the screenplay adaptation.

Body

Bryan Cranston is superb as successful lawyer and family man Howard Wakefield who, one evening, follows his odd but overwhelming impulse to walk away from his life. As he stands in his suburban driveway he makes the snap decision to hide away in the attic of his two-car garage and spend his time observing his wife Diana (Jennifer Garner) and his children. Based on a short story by E.L. Doctorow, the film is driven by Cranston’s amazing performance as a cruel, selfish, funny and rather unforgivable - but ultimately absorbing - man. [12A]



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