Factual error: In the scene where Julianne Moore realizes her husband will miss supper hour with the family again, she decides to bring his dinner to him at the office. The housekeeper hands her the packaged dinner in a square Tupperware container. It is from the early 1980's, and is the color style persimmon - a deep rust red. Tupperware did not make this container shape, nor color, in 1957-1958 period. (00:22:15)
Factual error: In the final scene, sidewalk cuts (where a portion of the curb is lowered to permit wheelchair access) are visible, but those were not used in 1957. (01:38:05)
Factual error: In the scene where Julianne Moore's husband misses supper, she decides to bring his dinner to him at the office. In one shot, she's handing the housekeeper the husband's plate. In the very next shot, the housekeeper hands her back the dinner covered in a Tupperware container. The housekeeper would have had to have dumped the food messily into the container to have given it back to her that fast. (00:22:15)
Factual error: At the end of the movie, you see a shot of what is supposed to be the Hartford, CT train station. This station appears to be on the water. Even in the 1950's or 60's, the Hartford train station was not on the water. (01:38:05)
Factual error: The movie takes place in late 1957 and early 1958. In the scene in which Julianne Moore takes dinner to her husband in his office. As she goes toward his office, she walks by two desks. One desk contains an IBM Model C typewriter (correct) but the other desk contains an IBM Selectric, which was not announced until 1961. (00:23:05)
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