"I needed as stiff drink after watching this film! It was desperation with out hope. Good acting but not brilliant and did seem theatrical at times. The sets where excellent in their reconstruction of 50's detail (I believe). Whatever message the film may have been trying to make was lost. As a person who was born in the fiftys I think that some of the more subtle overtones would of been missed by a modern audience who would have little idea what life was really like in the 1950's for a surburban marriage."