About the film
based on novel or book beach infidelity assistant innocence author writer summer older woman younger man relationship failing marriage summer job troubled marriage hamptons successful author children's author
The Door in the Floor
Release Date: July 18, 2004
|Production Companies||:||Revere Pictures, Focus Features|
|Producers||:||Ted Hope, Ann Goulder, Anne Carey, Amy Kaufman, Julie Fischer, Michael Corrente, Roger Marino, Marisa Polvino|
|Writers||:||John Irving, Tod Williams|
Set in the privileged beach community of East Hampton, New York and chronicles one pivotal summer in the lives of famous children's book author Ted Cole and his wife Marion. Their once-great marriage has been strained by tragedy. Her resulting despondency and his subsequent infidelities have prevented the couple from confronting a much-needed change in their relationship. Eddie O'Hare, the young man Ted hires to work as his summer assistant, is the couple's unwitting yet willing pawn - and, ultimately, the catalyst in the transformation of their lives.