The Burning Plain

The Burning Plain

The Burning Plain
USA, 2008, 111 Minute Running Time
US Premiere
Topics: Coming of Age, Drama, Romance
Program: Gala Screenings
Language: English, Spanish English Sub-Titles

Awards: Nominated for the Golden Lion in Venice; MARCELLO MASTROIANNI AWARD for Best Young Actor or Actress:

Starring Charlize Theron, Kim Basinger and excellent newcomer Jennifer Lawrence, Babel screenwriter Guillermo Arriaga's first feature weaves together three different narrative strands, all relating to two things: how the sins of an earlier generation are visited upon the young, and how we are all, essentially, connected.

DIRECTOR: Guillermo Arriaga
Producer: Walter Parkes, Laurie MacDonald
Editor: Craig Wood
Screenwriter: Guillermo Arriaga
Cinematographer: Robert Elswit, John Toll
Music: Hans Zimmer, Omar Rodriguez-Lopez
Principal Cast: Charlize Theron, Kim Basinger, Jennifer Lawrence, Joaquim de Almeida, Tessa Ia
Filmography: Debut Feature
Print Source: 2929 Productions


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