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Revolutionary Road [videorecording]

DreamWorks Pictures presents ; in association with BBC Films ; directed by Sam Mendes ; screenplay by Justin Haythe ; produced by John N. Hart, Scott Rudin, Sam Mendes, Bobby Cohen ; an Evamere Entertainment, BBC Films, Neal Street production ; a Sam Mendes film
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
Frank and April Wheeler live a life that appears to be perfect. They live in the Connecticut suburbs with two young children. Frank commutes to New York City where he works in an office job that he hates and has yet to figure out what his passion in life is. April is a housewife who forgoes her dream of being an actress. They are not happy. One day, April suggests that they move to Paris as a means to rejuvenate their life. Initially skeptical, Frank ultimately agrees to April's plan. When circumstances change around the Wheelers, April decides she will do whatever she has to to get herself out of her unhappy existence.
Director
Sam Mendes
Performers
Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Michael Shannon, Kathryn Hahn, David Harbour, Kathy Bates.
Release Date
2008
Run Time
118 min.
Language
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
Rating
MPAA rating: R; for language and some sexual content/nudity
Notes
  • Based on the novel by Richard Yates.
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
  • Title from container.
  • Special features: Commentary with Sam Mendes and Justin Haythe; Lives of quiet desperation: the making of Revolutionary road; deleted scenes.
Uniform Title
Revolutionary Road (Motion Picture)
Awards Note
Golden Globes, 2009: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture-Drama (Winslet)
ISBN
141574856X, 9781415748565
Credits
Director of photography, Roger Deakins ; editor, Tariq Anwar ; music, Thomas Newman ; costume designer, Albert Wolsky ; production designer, Kristi Zea.
Published
Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, c2009.
Publisher no.
35218 DreamWorks Home Entertainment
Related Resources
Internet Movie Database Summary and Reviews Connect to reviews of this title online.
Description
1 videodisc (118 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, NTSC; region 1, widescreen (2.35:1); Dolby Digital.
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