THE REVENANT looks to be a major player for awards season. The film features likely award season worthy performances from stars Leonard DiCaprio and Tom Hardy. But the real star of the film looks to be director Alejandro G. Iñárritu. Based on the initial trailer this film looks epic. Much has been made of the news that the film was shot using only natural light. The results, based on the trailer are impressive. The film looks simply stunning.
In an expedition of the uncharted American wilderness, legendary explorer Hugh Glass, played by Leonardo DiCaprio, is brutally attacked by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team. In a quest to survive, Glass endures unimaginable grief as well as the betrayal of his confidant John Fitzgerald, played by Tom Hardy. Guided by sheer will and the love of his family, Glass must navigate a vicious winter in a relentless pursuit to live and find redemption. THE REVENANT is directed and co-written by renowned filmmaker, Academy Award® winner Alejandro G. Iñárritu (Birdman, Babel).
The Revenant is scheduled for release December 25, 2015.
The film is directed by Alejandro G. Iñárritu. The screenplay was written by Mark L. Smith & Alejandro G. Iñárritu. The screenplay was based in part on the novel by Michael Punke.