DVD - 2017
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A successful suburbanite commuter Howard Wakefield takes a perverse detour from family life: He vanishes without a trace. Hidden in the attic of his carriage house garage, surviving by scavenging at night, Howard secretly observes the lives of his wife and children and neighbors. Wakefield becomes a fraught meditation on marriage and identity, as Howard slowly realizes that he has not in fact left his family, he has left himself.


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Sep 13, 2017

It's hard to not like a Bryan Cranston film. His acting is incredible and so believable. Just an incredible talent. This film is very different with Cranston talking to himself as he watches his family from a distance. You can feel his pain and his joy as he realizes so many things by watching his family, unknowingly, and the way they move on without him. The ending does leave you hanging, but at least you somewhat know how it does end, even though there are many questions. What a gripping film, and incredible performance.

Sep 07, 2017

This was an excellent film.

Aug 28, 2017

May have given it a full 3 stars for the performances and the questions the movie provokes but it's ending (seems an all-too-common one if they bother you as they do me) is a personal annoyance.

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