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SFS Talkies @ GV Suntec: THE REVENANT (M18)

What A frontiersman named Hugh Glass on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s is on a quest for survival after being brutally mauled by a bear. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy. Directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu ('Amores Perros', '21 Grams', 'Babel', 'Biutiful', 'Birdman').
When 6 February 2016 (Saturday), 1:30pm
Where Golden Village Suntec City
3 Temasek Boulevard #03-373 Suntec City Mall Singapore 038983 (East Atrium, next to Tower 4, Level 3)
Admission

Admission for SFS members with valid Individual Membership or Reel Card.  You may bring up to 2 guests if you hold a SFS Reel Card.  Non-members may sign up online or at our booth.  No tickets will be sold.  Free seating.  Our booth will open 30 mins before the screening time.

 

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*With post-screening dialogue with Executive Producer Philip Lee.

THE REVENANT

Dir. Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

2015 | USA | Drama/Adventure/Thriller | In English | 156min | M18 (Sexual Scene & Violence)

Awards: Winner of 3 Golden Globes - Best Picture (Drama), Best Director, Best Leading Actor.  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe - Best Original Score

Synopsis: Inspired by true events, THE REVENANT captures 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.

Bio of Executive Producer Philip Lee: Philip holds a Bachelor of Arts in Directing from the College of Arts at Nihon University in Japan, a Master of Fine Arts in Producing from The American Film Institute (AFI), and a Doctorate in Business Administration from Hong Kong Polytechnic University.  He was the recipient of The Mary Pickford Foundation Scholarship at AFI.  From 1987 to 1993, Philip ran the Production Department at Salon Films Hong Kong.  While at Salon Films, he was the Asian unit production manager on more than 20 Hollywood films and numerous TV productions, including 'Dragon –The Bruce Lee Story', 'M. Butterfly' and 'Around the World in 80 Days' (TV Series). 

After returning to Asia in 1996 from his studies in the US, Philip received Associate Producer or Line Producer credits in successful feature films such as Chen Kaige’s 'The Emperor and the Assassin', Ang Lee’s 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon', Zhang Yimou’s 'Hero', Ronny Yu’s 'Fearless', Jan de Bont’s 'Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life' (Hong Kong Unit), and Rob Minkoff’s 'Forbidden Kingdom'.  In 2008, he line produced the Hong Kong portion of Chris Nolan’s 'The Dark Knight'.  In 2012, he executive produced Tom Tykwer and The Wachowskis’ 'Cloud Atlas', based on David Mitchell’s best seller.  Most recently, he executive produced Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu’s 'The Revenant', based on Michael Punke’s novel.  

He is currently executive producing Justin Kurzel’s 'Assassin’s Creed'.  The film stars Michael Fassbender and Marion Cotillard and willbe releasing internationally this winter.  He is also producing 'Inversion', a $120 million sci-fi action film, which is written by Academy award winning writer Paul Haggis. The film is planning to be released in the summer of 2017.  Currently, alongside Rob Minkoff and Steve Fickinger, Philip is also producing Lilian Lee’s novel, 'Farewell My Concubine' – the musical in Broadway.  David Henry Hwang is set to write the book. 

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