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The Safety of Objects (2001)

R
121 min | Drama

A series of overlapping stories about four suburban families dealing with different maladies. Esther Gold's life is consumed by caring for her comatose son; Jim Train is sent into a tailspin when he's passed over for a promotion; Annette ...See moreA series of overlapping stories about four suburban families dealing with different maladies. Esther Gold's life is consumed by caring for her comatose son; Jim Train is sent into a tailspin when he's passed over for a promotion; Annette Jennings' family is struggling in the wake of her divorce; Helen Christianson is determined to shake up her mundane life. Written by Anonymous See less
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A.M. Homes (book of stories) | Rose Troche (screenplay)
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$ 86,250
Gross (USA)
$ 319,125
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Oct 10, 2002 (United States)

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41 cast members
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Glenn Close
Esther Gold Esther Gold   See fewer
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Dermot Mulroney
Jim Train Jim Train   See fewer
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Jessica Campbell
Julie Gold Julie Gold   See fewer
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Patricia Clarkson
Annette Jennings Annette Jennings   See fewer
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Joshua Jackson
Paul Gold Paul Gold   See fewer
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Moira Kelly
Susan Train Susan Train   See fewer
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Robert Klein
Howard Gold Howard Gold   See fewer
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Mary Kay Place
Helen Christianson Helen Christianson   See fewer
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Kristen Stewart
Sam Jennings Sam Jennings   See fewer
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Alex House
Jake Train Jake Train   See fewer
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Charlotte Arnold
Sally Christianson Sally Christianson   See fewer
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Andrew Airlie
Bruce Jennings Bruce Jennings   See fewer
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Stephanie Anne Mills
Karen (as Stephanie Mills) Karen (as Stephanie Mills)   See fewer
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Aaron Ashmore
Bobby Christianson Bobby Christianson   See fewer
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C. David Johnson
Wayne Christianson Wayne Christianson   See fewer
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Haylee Wanstall
Rayanne Jennings Rayanne Jennings   See fewer
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Carly Chalom
Emily Train Emily Train   See fewer
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Guinevere Turner
Tani (voice) Tani (voice)   See fewer
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Dwayne Hill
Bill McArthur Bill McArthur   See fewer
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Kathryn Winslow
Catherine Catherine   See fewer
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Andrea Pinnock
Marilyn Marilyn   See fewer
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Derek McGrath
Mr. Peabody Mr. Peabody   See fewer
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Dominic Cuzzocrea
Appliance Salesman Appliance Salesman   See fewer
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Dmitry Chepovetsky
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
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Bill Lake
Baseball Coach Baseball Coach   See fewer
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Johnny Johnny   See fewer
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Patrick Green Patrick Green   See fewer
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Lori Nancy Kalamanski
Linda Green Linda Green   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 3,907 votes