Release Date: December 25th, 1999
DVD Release Date: May 16th, 2000
R|2 hr 13 min
As labor strikes break out throughout the country, New York is alive with cultural revolution. Nelson Rockefeller (John Cusack) commissions Mexican artist Diego Rivera (Ruben Blades) to paint the lobby of Rockefeller Center, while Italian propagandist Margherita Sarfatti (Susan Sarandon) sells Da Vincis to fund the Mussolini war effort.and Orson Welles (Angus Macfadyen) directs an infamous stage production of "The Cradle Will Rock," closed down on the eve of its opening by U.S. soldiers.
Director: Tim Robbins
Production Co: Touchstone Pictures, Cradle Productions, Inc., Havoc
Distributors: Touchstone Pictures, Buena Vista Pictures