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Wakefield is a 2017 American drama film directed and written by Robin Swicord, based on the short story of same name by E. L. Doctorow. The film stars Bryan Cranston and Jennifer Garner.


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Howard Wakefield (Bryan Cranston), a New York City lawyer, hides out in the attic of his home for weeks, coming out in the daytime when his family is gone to shower and eat. His withdrawal leads him to examine his life, and he rationalizes that he has not abandoned his family because he is still in the house. When a former boyfriend re-enters his wife's life, he realizes that he may not be able to return to life he has abandoned.

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