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The Revenant Film Review

"The Revenant" is an Academy Award winning film, which was directed by "Alejandro Gonzalez Innaritu". The movie was released in 2015 as a Western / Adventure movie. Alejandro is a Mexican filmmaker who is a legendary filmmaker in the world. His well known movies are "Birdman : The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance, Babel, Biutiful, 21 Grams, Write the Future, To Each his Own Cinema, The Hire,  Powder Keg, Amores Perros, DetrĂ¡s Del Dinero, Carne Y Arena, September 11, El Timbre, Los Ojos del Mar, The Land of Silence, The Last Elvis, Mother and Child, Toro Negro, Nine Lives" and many other films.


When exploring wilderness in 1823, Hugh Glass, a legendary frontiersman sustains injuries from a critical bear attack. His team leaves him for death, and Hugh must wind a way to survive and take a revenge on John Fitzgerald, who betrayed him and go back to home. The screenplay was based on a 2002 novel by "Michael Punke".

Cinematography, Lighting and Editing 

The cinematographer of the movie is "Emmanuel Lubezki" who is an Academy Award winning cinematographer. His work has been influencing the young filmmakers all around the world. Some of his well known movies are "Children Of Men, Gravity, Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance, Caifanes, El ingeniero, Flash Lesson, The Assasination of Richard Nixon" and many other films.

The gaffer of the movie is "Jeff Ferrero" who is a well known film gaffer in the industry. Some of his well known movies are "Venom, The Circle, Ruby Sparks, Mulan, Bombshell, Jumanji : The Next Level, Ken Jeon : You Complete Me Ho, Dior : Joy, A Star is Born, Staright Outta Compton" and many other films. 

The editor of the movie is "Stephen Mirrione" who is an award winning film editor, including the Academy Awards. His well known movies are "Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance, Traffic, Babel, Suburbicon, The Monuments Men, August : Osage Country, The Hunger Games, Contagion, The Ides Of March, The Informant" and many other films.

Acting and Casting 

The top billed cast of the movie is "Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Will Poulter, Domnhall Gleeson, Forrest Goodluck, Paul Anderson, Kristoffer Joner, Duane Howard" and many more professional actors. The performances were so phenomenal in the movie. Leonardo DiCaprio won the Best Actor award in a leading role for the Revenant in Academy Awards 2016. 

The Casting director of the movie is "Francine Maisler" who is an award winning Casting director and has nominated for more than 50 awards including 2 Emmy Awards. Her well known movies are "12 Years A Slave, Birdman or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance, The Big Short, How Do You Know, Spanglish, The Trial of The Chicago 7, American Pickle, Greyhound, Littlewomen, Succession,  Uncut Gems, Marriage Story, Murder Mystery, The Staggering Girl, Vice, Singularity, Mary Popins Returns, Kiddings, Widows, Beautiful Boy, Outlaw / King, The Sisters Brothers, White Boy Rick, First Man, Annihilation, Don't Worry He Won't Get Far On Foot, Blade Runner 2049, Molly's Game, Hostiles, War Machine, The Killing Of A Sacred Deer" and many other films.