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2005 film by Chris Columbus
|Released||2005 (17 years, 9 months ago)|
|Genre||musical film, drama film, film adaptation and LGBT-related film|
|Nominated for||Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Cast, Satellite Award for Best Sound, Satellite Award for Best Director, GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Film – Wide Release and NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture|
|Composer||Jonathan Larson, Rob Cavallo, Jamie Muhoberac and Tim Pierce|
|Production company||Columbia Pictures, Revolution Studios, 1492 Pictures and TriBeCa Productions|
|Country of origin||United States of America|
|Screenwriter||Stephen Chbosky, Chris Columbus and Jonathan Larson|
|Producer||Chris Columbus, Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal, Michael Barnathan and Mark Radcliffe|
The 2005 film adaptation of the Tony Award-winning musical Rent is a vibrant and emotional portrayal of life in New York City's East Village during the height of the AIDS epidemic. Directed by Chris Columbus and featuring a talented cast of actors and singers, including Anthony Rapp, Adam Pascal, and Rosario Dawson, Rent captures the spirit of the original stage production while adding its own cinematic flair.
The film's soundtrack, which includes memorable songs like "Seasons of Love" and "La Vie Boheme," is a testament to the enduring power of the musical's message of love, friendship, and acceptance. The film's themes of artistic expression, social justice, and the struggle for survival in the face of adversity continue to resonate with audiences today.
While some critics have criticized the film for its glossy Hollywood treatment of the gritty subject matter, others have praised its ability to bring the story to a wider audience. As Rolling Stone's Peter Travers wrote in his review of the film, "Rent is a movie that wears its heart on its sleeve, and it's impossible not to be moved by its passion and energy."
Overall, Rent is a must-see film for fans of musical theater and anyone who appreciates a powerful story of love and loss. Its impact on popular culture is undeniable, and its message of hope and resilience continues to inspire audiences around the world.
- Travers, Peter. "Rent." Rolling Stone, 23 Nov. 2005, https://www.rollingstone.com/movies/movie-reviews/rent-255870/.
- "Rent (2005)." IMDb, https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0294870/.
Cast and crew
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Jacki R. Chan
American actor and singer
actor, dancer, choreographer and producer for stage
Wilson Jermaine Heredia
Michael E. Burgess
writer, Producer, director, Choreographer, actor, Dancer, singer
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