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Revolutionary Road

(DVD - 2009)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Revolutionary Road
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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.
Statement of Responsibility: DreamWorks Pictures presents in association with BBC Films, an Evamere Entertainment, BBC Films, Neal Street production, a Sam Mendes film ; produced by John N. Hart, Scott Rudin, Sam Mendes, Bobby Cohen ; screenplay by Justin Haythe ; directed by Sam Mendes
Title: Revolutionary road
[videorecording]
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2009]
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (118 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Notes: Based on the novel by Richard Yates
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
Special features: Commentary with director Sam Mendes and screenwriter Justin Haythe; "Lives of quiet desperation: the making of Revolutionary road" featurette; deleted scenes with optional commentary by director Sam Mendes and screenwriter Justin Haythe. (Features not rated.)
Credits: Director of photography, Roger Deakins ; editor, Tariq Anwar ; music, Thomas Newman ; costume designer, Albert Wolsky ; production designer, Kristi Zea.
Performers: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Michael Shannon, Kathryn Hahn, David Harbour, Kathy Bates.
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.
Audience: MPAA rating R for language and some sexual contentnudity
CHV rating 14A coarse language mature theme sexual content
System Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, NTSC
Terms Of Use: This DVD disc is copy protected
Other Language: English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
Awards & Distinctions: Golden Globes, 2009: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture-Drama (Winslet)
Subject Headings: Married people Connecticut Drama Clerks New York (State) New York Drama Housewives Connecticut Drama Moving, Household France Paris Drama Yates, Richard, 1926-1992 Film and video adaptations
Genre/Form: Romance films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Feature films
Feature films-United States
Feature films-Great Britain
Topical Term: Married people
Clerks
Housewives
Moving, Household
Alternate Title: Noces rebelles
Publisher No: 35218
35218
ISBN: 9781415748565
Branch Call Number: DVD MOVIE R
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I thought the movie was long and boring. I didn't know if April was bipolar, obsessive, a slut or all three. Frank wanted out then he wanted in then he wanted out. He had a pretty wife and was messing around with that woman from work who was plain ugly.
The woman that sold them the house had a thing with that house. Why didn't she buy it for herself? And if you're ambitious and have dreams of being an actress you don't want to live in a Suburb. That's plain stupid.

Jan 29, 2014
  • 0cho rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

First off, if you think this is going to be Titanic 2, think again. Second, if you are looking for a wholesome family movie that will melt your heart, this isn't it. However, if you are willing to deal with a bit of stark reality - this is the movie for you. Great acting by both Kate and Leo and overall an excellent movie.

May 09, 2013
  • velloxal rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

American life story. Remind me of "Who is affraid of Virginia woolf " movie. Kinda similar atmosphere.

Apr 10, 2013
  • neonkc rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

not good

Oct 01, 2012
  • theresaannalee rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

There was nothing wrong with the acting, but the movie itself was one of the most depression movies I have ever seen. It wasn't even particularly unique. Kind of boring, actually. I went into this with high expectations and ended up very disappointed.

May 28, 2012
  • faerina rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

the intense acting truly conveys the brutality for their situation, and the ending left me shocked and frozen, and elevated the movie somewhat that it did not end with the typical hollywood happily ever after.

Jan 02, 2012
  • cfskifreak rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A very confronting film. Kate Winslet is superb

Dec 27, 2011
  • BTVS rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

this is an extroridnary piece of art... diffidult viewing for those born into the the 1950s but accurate reflection of the times. Easier to watch than trying to plough through Doris Lessing's reflections of the same period.

Sep 23, 2011
  • stse88 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Well acted drama based on the lives of two suburbanites. As they turn from idealistic youths full of hopes and dreams into settled middle-aged couple, with life decisions getting in the way of their ideals, they see themselves becoming people they couldn't stand. Marriage, lives, sanity start to fall apart.

Jun 11, 2011
  • bstudent rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

A good movie. Well done. Just not my flavor perhaps. Marriages, relationships, betrayal, jealousies, non-communicative individuals screaming with body language...ick.

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Feb 26, 2010
  • nadian rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: This title contains Coarse Language.

Feb 26, 2010
  • nadian rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Violence: Some scenes of domestic violence and physical injuries.

Feb 26, 2010
  • nadian rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Sexual Content: Partial nudity and sexually explicit scenes.

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