Revolutionary RoadFrank and April Wheeler always see themselves as far-removed from the conventionality of suburbia. They then decide to move to Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s where they have to struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children.Keywords:
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Directors of "Revolutionary Road"Sam MendesBirthdate: 1 August 1965, Reading, Berkshire, England, UK
Creators of "Revolutionary Road"Justin HaytheRichard YatesBirthdate: 3 February 1926, Yonkers, New York, USA
Critic Reviews of "Revolutionary Road"Roger Moore Orlando SentinelAugust 23, 2010
Mendes has made a troubling film that wrestles with big themes and touchy subjects, even if it is set in an overly familiar milieu.Richard Roeper Richard Roeper.comFebruary 08, 2009
Bolstered by Thomas Newman's score, spot-on set design and the brilliant source material, "Revolutionary Road" is a darkly effective portrait of an Eisenhower-era couple who fall tragically short of reaching Camelot.Dave Calhoun Time OutJanuary 30, 2009
This is a sobering, well-observed film that doesn't fully hit the mark but sets up enough pleasing ideas to chew on regarding ambition, marriage and ideals of how to live one's life, individually and as a couple.Jonathan F. Richards Film.comJanuary 24, 2009
If Revolutionary Road had been filmed back in 1961, when the novel came out, it would have been timely and powerful.Tom Long Detroit NewsJanuary 09, 2009
Bitter, nerve-wracking, ugly and relentless, Revolutionary Road is Big Drama done right, a mesmerizing look at desperate lives, wrong moves and spoiled dreams that hits hard right from the beginning and never lets up.Amy Biancolli Houston ChronicleJanuary 09, 2009
Viewers in the mood for rip-snorting marital combat should go ahead and partake, but they must prepare to leave the theatre in a state of profound depression.Martin Tsai Critic's NotebookOctober 07, 2015
Mr. Mendes at least has an idea what he should be going for even though he ultimately fails.Simon Miraudo QuickflixOctober 21, 2014
There is not a shred of hope, light or even life in Mendes' fourth film.Jason Best Movie TalkSeptember 07, 2013
Revolutionary Road's portrait of a disintegrating marriage is so unflinching, so unsentimental, and so bleak, that you really need to be in a buoyant emotional state to get through the movie.Will Leitch DeadspinJune 22, 2013
Most of the way, the film feels more like a documentary about the couple than a corrosive study of either of them.Kelly VanceAugust 16, 2011
These people are not tragic, they're not even pathetic - they're fountains of soap-opera profundities.Dave White Movies.comApril 04, 2011
From the director of American Beauty comes another empty, fake-meaningful tale of how rotten it is in the suburbs.
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