FAR FROM HEAVEN: A FILM THAT GETS UNDER YOUR SKIN
Reviewed by Paul Butler
Autumn leaves scatter across a windswept lawn. The camera tilts upwards revealing an endless expanse of leafy suburbia.
An immaculately dressed housewife with headscarf steps out of her 1950s car. She gently chides her boisterous but well-mannered child to wrap up warm. Then she asks him to help the black maid with the groceries.