Revolutionary Road Poster

Release Date: December 26th, 2008

DVD Release Date: June 2nd, 2009

R|1 hr 59 min

Plot Summary
Frank (Leonardo DiCaprio) and April Wheeler (Kate Winslet) always see themselves as far-removed from the conventionality of suburbia. Yet that is exactly what creeps up on them when they buy a house in Connecticut. He toils 10 hours a day in a job he hates, while she, as a 1950s homemaker, yearns for fulfillment and passion. Rebelling against the torpor of their lives, the couple plan an escape that may push them to their limits.

Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates, Michael Shannon, Kathryn Hahn, David Harbour, Dylan Baker, Richard Easton

Director: Sam Mendes

Genres: Drama

Production Co: BBC, Evamere Entertainment, Neal Street Productions

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Marriage, Fall, Sacrifice, New York City, Temptation, Passionate, Office, 1950s, Emotional

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Awards

Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Costume Design
Nominated Actor in a Supporting Role
Nominated Art Direction
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture
Winner Best Performance By an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Production Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Nominated Leading Actress
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Nominated Screenplay (Adapted)
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Nominated Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008)
Nominated Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role
Screen Actors Guild Awards (2008)