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The Land of Steady Habits (2018)

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Feeling trapped in the stifling, wealthy enclave of Westport, Connecticut, Anders Hill (Ben Mendelsohn) retires from his job in finance and leaves his wife (Edie Falco) in the hopes that it... See full summary »

Director:

Nicole Holofcener

Writers:

Nicole Holofcener, Ted Thompson (based on the novel by)
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Credited cast:
Charlie Tahan ... Charlie
Ben Mendelsohn ... Anders Harris
Connie Britton ... Barbara
Thomas Mann ... Preston Harris
Edie Falco ... Helene Harris
Elizabeth Marvel ... Sophie
Josh Pais ... Larry Eastwood
Bill Camp ... Donny O'Connell
Victor Williams ... Howard
Michael Gaston ... Mitchell Ashford
Natalie Gold ... Dana
Georgia Ximenes Lifsher ... Jennifer
Victor Slezak ... Wes Thompson
Sarah Wilson ... Young Woman
Andy Prosky ... Gil
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Feeling trapped in the stifling, wealthy enclave of Westport, Connecticut, Anders Hill (Ben Mendelsohn) retires from his job in finance and leaves his wife (Edie Falco) in the hopes that it will renew his lust for life. However, he's quickly faced with the startling reality of his choices; he spends his days looking for things to decorate his empty shelves, sleeping with strangers and feeling terribly lost. Missing his ex-wife and on the outs with his troubled 27-year-old son (Thomas Mann), Anders befriends a drug-addicted teen (Charlie Tahan), sending him down a path of reckless and regrettable behavior. His shameful actions cause him to question who he is as a father and, ultimately, who he is as a person.

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Comedy | Drama

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TV-MA | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 September 2018 (USA) See more »

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Likely Story See more »
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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The film premiered at TIFF (Toronto international Film Festival) in Canada in September 2018. See more »

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Anders Hill: I used to have this vision: My life was like a web. The more webs could have coming from you, then the more important you were. But if you vanish, then the people that were in your life, they learn to rely on someone else. And then the web just remakes itself and moves on without you.
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Save your time and go to bed early
16 September 2018 | by thepinkladies50See all my reviews

With an all star cast I was excited about this movie but it was a total bust. The acting is good and the content was promising but the pace is painfully slow and the depth into the characters lives is so shallow I'd think twice before diving headfirst again. It just dragged on and lacked a pulse. Save your time and instead of watching this movie go to bed early, or watch the first half and it'll put you to sleep on it's own.


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