In the 1820s, a frontiersman, Hugh Glass, sets out on a path of vengeance against those who left him for dead after a bear mauling.
Directed by: Alejandro González Iñárritu
This is the best film I have seen all year (since 'Birdman', in fact, the previous film by Innaritu). It was expertly directed. The use of natural light really adds to the danger of the environment that surrounds Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio). Innaritu loves the camera to pan around objects and people to create a sense of awe and spectacle. Leonardo DiCaprio really did deserve all the awards that he got for this role. I thought it was his best film by far. The realism and intensity of his performance really comes through. The story was gripping throughout the whole film and I found the twists and turns very interesting. ★★★★½
Monarchy Enterprises S.a.r.l.
New Regency Pictures
Hong Kong Alpha Motion Pictures Co.
2 hr 36 mins
$ 135,000,000.00 (Estimated)
$ 532,950,503.00 (USA)
$ 397,950,503.00 (Estimated in USA)
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