The Revenant DVD
The Revenant is a 2015 American epic historical survival western film directed, co-produced and co-written by Alejandro G. Iñárritu. The screenplay by Iñárritu andMark L. Smith is based in part on Michael Punke's novel of the same name, inspired by the experiences of frontiersman Hugh Glass in 1823, in what is now Montanaand South Dakota. It stars Leonardo DiCaprio as Glass, and co-stars Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson and Will Poulter. The film follows Glass's quest for revenge after one of his men betrays him, kills his son, and leaves him behind after he is attacked and severely injured by a grizzly bear. Development began in August 2001 when producer Akiva Goldsman purchased Punke's manuscript. Iñárritu signed on to direct in August 2011, and in April 2014, after several delays due to other projects, Iñárritu confirmed that he was beginning work on The Revenant and that DiCaprio would play the lead role. Principal photographybegan in October 2014; problems with location and crew delayed the film from May to August 2015.