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Far From Heaven

More anti-1950s propaganda, along the lines of Pleasantville and American Beauty. Will movies a half century from now look back on our time with similar ridicule and scorn?

By 11.12.02

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Far From Heaven

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James Bowman, our movie and culture critic, is a resident scholar at the Ethics and Public Policy Center. He is the author of Honor: A History and Media Madness: The Corruption of Our Political Culture, both published by Encounter Books.