Revolution (1985 film)


Revolution (1985 film)

Infobox Film
name = Revolution


caption = Original Movie Poster
director = Hugh Hudson
producer = Irwin Winkler
writer = Robert Dillon
starring = Al Pacino
Donald Sutherland
Nastassja Kinski
music = John Corigliano
cinematography = Bernard Lutic
editing = Stuart Baird
distributor = Warner Bros. Pictures
released = December 25, 1985
runtime = 126 min.
rating =
country = UK
awards =
language = English
budget =
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imdb_id = 0089913

"Revolution" is a 1985 film, directed by Hugh Hudson, written by Robert Dillon and starring Al Pacino, Donald Sutherland, Nastassja Kinski, Joan Plowright, Dave King, Annie Lennox, Steven Berkoff, Graham Greene, and Robbie Coltrane.

Plot

The film stars Al Pacino as a New York fur trapper during the American Revolutionary War.

Production

The film was produced by the British company Goldcrest, and was filmed largely in the old dock area of the English port town of King's Lynn.

Reception

'Revolution' was one of three major box office failures (together with "The Mission" and "Absolute Beginners") credited with a decline in the company's fortunes.The movie, although costing $ 28 million to make, proved a box-office disaster, and only grossed $ 346,761 domestically It currently holds a rating of 8 % of critical approval at rottentomatoes. It was also nominated for 4 Razzie Awards. Al Pacino's film career subsequently went into a 4 year hiatus until 1989's Sea of Love (film).


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