Saturday, January 23, 2016

Far From Heaven (2002)




Todd Haynes' tale of forbidden loves in 1950s Connecticut is a fantastic film.  Despite the superb acting and breathtaking cinematography, Far From Heaven was snubbed by the academy with the paltry nominations it actually did receive.  Where's Jada Pinkett-Smith when you need her?

Far From Heaven was filmed in Yonkers, NY and Elizabeth, Cranford, Hackensack, Bloomfield and Glen Ridge, NJ


Location: Train Station Exterior
Address: 4 Buena Vista Avenue, Yonkers, NY




This location is also used at the end when Cathy goes to meet Raymond.  



She parks next to the train station at 8 Buena Vista Avenue.







Location: Janice's Ballet Studio
Address: 3 Eastman Street, Cranford, NJ











Location: Ritz Theater
Address: 1148 E Jersey St, Elizabeth, NJ










This location is also used again when Cathy tells Raymond they can't be friends.












Location: Medical Office Building
Address: 25 E Salem Street, Hackensack, NJ











Location: Hartford Cultural Center
Address: 90 Broad Street, Bloomfield, NJ













Location: Train Station Platform
Address: Glen Ridge Train Station, Glen Ridge, NJ






Locations Visited: January 2016


Still Need To Locate:

Whittaker House
Raymond's House
Raymond's Shop
Frank's Office
Eleanor's House
Diner
Car Wash
All-Black Restaurant

2 comments:

  1. Eagen's restaurant - filmed as the "All Black Restaurant" was located in North Arlington, NJ. Now it's a CVS.

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    1. Thanks so much for the info, Vicki! I'm sorry to hear it's not around anymore.

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