Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Screenwriter: Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Mark L. Smith
Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson, Will Poulter, Forrest Goodluck
20th Century Fox
Rated R | 156 Minutes
Release Date: December 25, 2015 | January 7, 2016
Co-written and directed by Academy Award-winner Alejandro G. Iñárritu (Birdman, Babel), The Revenant is a western adventure-thriller inspired by the life of frontiersman Hugh Glass. The screenplay by Mark L. Smith (Vacancy) and Iñárritu is loosely based Michael Punke’s 2002 novel of the same name.
On an 1823 expedition of the American wilderness, explorer and fur trapper Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) is mauled by a massive grizzly bear. Captain Andrew Henry (Domhnall Gleeson), the leader of the expedition, details two men, John Fitzgerald (Tom Hardy) and Jim Bridger (Will Poulter), to stay with Glass and provide a proper burial once he passes.
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