- Cradle Will Rock is a 1999 American historical drama film written, produced and directed by Tim Robbins .
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Jan 21, 2000 · Cradle Will Rock. R | 2h 12min | Drama | 21 January 2000 (USA) A true story of politics and art in the 1930s U.S., focusing on a leftist musical drama and attempts to stop its production.
- Tim Robbins
Cradle Will Rock is a 1999 American historical drama film written, produced and directed by Tim Robbins. The story fictionalizes the true events that surrounded the development of the 1937 musical The Cradle Will Rock by Marc Blitzstein; it adapts history to create an account of the original production, bringing in other stories of the time to produce a social commentary on the role of art and power in the 1930s, particularly amidst the struggles of the labor movement at the time and the corresp
- $36 million
- December 10, 1999
- Tim Robbins
- David Robbins
Audience Reviews for Cradle Will Rock Apr 15, 2016 In a word: "Disgusting". Not only is this film radically Marxist (even the Depression-era unions and FDR are depicted as selling out the workers...
- drama, history
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"Cradle Will Rock" was produced under the aegis of Welles and Houseman, whose Mercury Theater dominated radio drama, and whose "Citizen Kane" was only a few years in the future. Welles was a golden boy, only 21, flamboyant and cocky. When union actors declare a rest break during a rehearsal, he thunders, "You're not actors!
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- Hank Azaria
Directed by Tim Robbins as a fast-moving series of tableaux, it provides a spirited window into the Depression era, the creation of the WPA public theater project, the growing anti-Communist fervor, pre-WWII maneuvering by the great powers, and above all the backstory of the story of the creation of something new in theater, a musical with a message, by Marc Blitstein, and a radical one at that, and the story of the heroic actors and musicians who managed to perform "The Cradle Will Rock" ...
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