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|Desc||American actor, film director, and producer Kevin Costner arrives on the red carpet for the global celebration of the film "Hidden Figures" at the SVA Theatre, Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016 in New York. The film is based on the book of the same title, by Margot Lee Shetterly, and chronicles the lives of Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson -- African-American women working at NASA as “human computers,” who were critical to the success of John Glenn’s Friendship 7 mission in 1962.|
1997 post-apocalyptic film by Kevin Costner
|Released||25 December 1997 (25 years, 6 months ago)|
|Awards||Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Director, Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Original Song, Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actor, Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screenplay, Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Picture and Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Original Song|
|Genre||science fiction film, action film, drama film, romance film, post-apocalyptic film and film adaptation|
|Nominated for||Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Director, Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Original Song, Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Screenplay, Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Picture and Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Actor|
|Composer||James Newton Howard|
|Country of origin||United States of America|
|Screenwriter||Eric Roth, Brian Helgeland and David Brin|
|Producer||Warner Bros., Steve Tisch, Jim Wilson and Kevin Costner|
About The Postman
The Postman, a 1997 film directed by and starring Kevin Costner, is a post-apocalyptic epic that tells the story of a drifter who becomes a symbol of hope for a struggling society. Based on the novel by David Brin, the film was met with mixed reviews upon its release, but has since gained a cult following.
Costner's performance as the titular character is a standout, as he brings a sense of humanity and vulnerability to a character who could easily have been one-dimensional. The film's themes of hope, community, and the power of storytelling are timeless and resonate with audiences today.
While the film's pacing can be slow at times, it is ultimately a rewarding experience for those who stick with it. The Postman's message of hope in the face of adversity is particularly relevant in today's world, making it a film worth revisiting.
- Ebert, Roger. "The Postman." RogerEbert.com, 25 December 1997, https://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/the-postman-1997.
- Maslin, Janet. "FILM REVIEW; Delivering Mail and Hope in a Post-Apocalyptic World." The New York Times, 25 December 1997, https://www.nytimes.com/1997/12/25/movies/film-review-delivering-mail-and-hope-in-a-post-apocalyptic-world.html.
Cast and crew
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American actor and filmmaker
Mary Stuart Masterson
American actress and director
American actor, musician and comedian
American actress and director
British record producer
American film and television actor
Daniel von Bargen
Brian Anthony Wilson
Canadian actor/ Musician
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