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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 American wilderness, legendary explorer Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) is attacked by a bear and left for dead by his 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.
- Written by 20th Century Fox
Inspired by the true lives of Danish artists, Gerda Wegener (Alicia Vikander) and Einar Wegener (Eddie Redmayne), The Danish Girl tells the story of Einar’s transition into an identity discovered by accident. In need of a model, Gerda enlists Einer to model as the lady in her painting. When the painting gained popularity, Einar crafted a female alter ego and became Lili Elbe. As Lili, Einar discovered her true identity. With her passion and Gerda's support, Lilli attempts one of the first sex reassignment surgeries.
“Room” tells the extraordinary story of Jack (Jacob Tremblay), a spirited 5-year-old who is looked after by his loving and devoted mother. Like any good mother, Ma (Brie Larson) dedicates herself to keeping Jack happy and safe, nurturing him with warmth and love. Their life, however, is anything but typical. They are trapped, confined to a windowless shed that Ma has named Room. As Jack’s curiosity about their situation grows and Ma’s resilience reaches a breaking point, they enact a risky plan to escape, ultimately bringing them face-to-face with what may turn out to be the scariest thing yet: the outside world.
-Adapted from IMDb review by A24