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Desperate Housewife Syndrome

What producers and critics have marked as a “romance/drama” was one of the best horror films of 2008, perhaps surpassing that year’s “Saw V” in torture violence. A bone-chilling depiction of the dynamics of white suburban couples in the 50s and the struggles of white suburban women during the time, Justin Haythe’s 2008 Revolutionary Road does a phenomenal job at providing viewers with a visual aide of what Betty Fredian in her book The Feminine Mystique said to be “the problem that has no name.” Fredian asserted that the symptoms of neurosis, anxiety, and depression suburban white…

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