Revolutionary Road (film)

Revolutionary Road is a 2008 BritishAmerican drama film, based on the 1961 novel of the same name by Richard Yates, directed by Sam Mendes. This is the second collaboration between Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet and Kathy Bates, who previously costarred in Titanic. The performances of DiCaprio and Winslet earned them a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor Motion Picture Drama nomination and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress respectively, and the film was nominated for a further three Golden Globes, four BAFTAs and three Oscars.

In 1955, Frank Wheeler Leonardo DiCaprio meets April Kate Winslet at a party. He is a longshoreman, hoping to be a cashier she wants to be an actress. Frank later secures a sales position with Knox Machines, for which his father worked for twenty years, and he and April marry. The Wheelers move to 115 Revolutionary Road in suburban Connecticut when April becomes pregnant.The couple becomes close friends with their realtor Helen Givings Kathy Bates and her husband Howard Givings Richard Easton, and neighbor Milly Campbell Kathryn Hahn and her husband Shep David Harbour. To their friends, the Wheelers are the perfect couple, but their relationship is troubled. April fails to make a career out of acting, while Frank hates the tedium of his work. Meanwhile, Helen asks the couple to meet her son, John Michael Shannon, who had been declared insane, to try to help better his condition. They accept. ........

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