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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Kate Winslet
Leonardo DiCaprio
Kathy Bates
David Harbour
Kathyrn Hahn
Michael Shannon
Directors
Sam Mendes
Screenwriters
Justin Haythe
Richard Yates
Running Time
119 minutes

Revolutionary Road
From a sinking ship to a failing marriage.


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Revolutionary Road

Plot
In 1955, young-marrieds the Wheelers, Frank (DiCaprio) and April (Winslet), settle into stultifying suburbia but dream of reclaiming lives as free spirits. However, neighbours react to their getaway plan as a threat to world order. Will they break away or apart?


Verdict
Handsomely done and beautifully acted, just slightly wanting in a screenplay that leaves questions unanswered about what’s behind these unhappy people. And it’s ultra-depressing...


Reviewed by Angie Erigo

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