Ahead of the release of The Revenant on Friday, Twentieth Century Fox has released a new featurette called A STORIED HISTORY, which explores the film’s commitment to historical accuracy.
Leonardo DiCaprio, Domhnall Gleeson and Director, Alejandro González Iñárritu discuss how important it was to get things right to give the film an authentic feel.
Inspired by true events, THE REVENANT is an immersive and visceral cinematic experience capturing one man’s epic adventure of survival and the extraordinary power of the human spirit. In an expedition of the uncharted American wilderness, legendary explorer Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) is brutally attacked by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team. In a quest to survive, Glass endures unimaginable grief as well as the betrayal of his confidant John Fitzgerald (Tom Hardy). Guided by sheer will and the love of his family, Glass must navigate a vicious winter in a relentless pursuit to live and find redemption. THE REVENANT is directed and co-written by renowned filmmaker, Academy Award-winner Alejandro González Iñárritu (Birdman, Babel).
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson and Will Poulter.
The Revenant is released in cinemas Friday.