The film Revolutionary Road, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, can be watched on the streaming service Mola TV. Directed by Sam Mendes and written by Justin Haythe, this romantic drama film is adapted from the 1961 novel of the same name by Richard Yates.
Apart from Leonardo DiCaprio, the film also stars Kate Winslet, Michael Shannon, Kathryn Hahn, David Harbor, and Kathy Bates. Revolutionary Road was the second onscreen collaboration for DiCaprio, Winslet, and Bates, all three of whom previously starred in 1997’s Titanic.
Revolutionary Road released in the United States on December 26, 2008, followed by a wider international release in January 2009. During its run, the 119-minute film produced by DreamWorks Pictures earned US$76 million at the worldwide box office.
DiCaprio and Winslet earned Golden Globe nominations for Best Actor and Best Actress, both of which Winslet won. The film also received three nominations at the Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor (Shannon), Best Art Direction, and Best Costume Design. The IMDb site gives it a score of 7.3/10 based on 195,321 ratings. Meanwhile, review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes gave it a score of 67 percent and a viewer version score of 71 percent.
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Synopsis: Revolutionary Road
Frank (Leonardo DiCaprio) and April Wheeler (Kate Winslet) are a married couple in the 1950s. This couple sees themselves as special, different, prepared, and wanting to live their lives to a higher standard.
After Frank and April moved into a new house with their two children on Revolutionary Road, they said they no longer wanted the lack of activities in the suburbs around them and were determined not to be trapped by the social restrictions of that era.
Despite all their charm, good looks, and irreverence, the Wheelers find themselves a total stranger. Frank thinks of himself as a nice guy with a steady job who’s lost his nerve, only he hates his boring job.
Meanwhile, April, who failed to make a career in acting, feels she is an unhappy housewife and longs to get what she wants. How will this husband and wife deal with problems in their household, and in what way will they go through the conflicts they created themselves?
Revolutionary Road’s player list
- Leonardo DiCaprio as Frank Wheeler
- Kate Winslet as April Wheeler
- Michael Shannon as John Givings, Jr.
- Kathryn Hahn as Milly Campbell
- David Harbor as Shep Campbell
- Kathy Bates as Helen Givings
- Ty Simpkins as Michael Wheeler
- Richard Easton, as Howard Givings
- Ryan Simpkins as Jennifer Wheeler
- Dylan Baker as Jack Ordway