The Revenant is a 2015 American epic semi-biographical Western film directed, co-produced and co-written by Alejandro G. Iñárritu, co-produced by Arnon Milchan, Steve Golin, Mary Parent, Keith Redmon and James W. Skotchdopole, and co-written by Mark L. Smith, based in part on Michael Punke’s novel of the same name, describing frontiersman Hugh Glass’s experiences in 1823. It stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson and Will Poulter.
The Revenant has received numerous award nominations and wins, particularly for DiCaprio’s performance, Iñárritu’s direction and Lubezki’s cinematography. At the 88th Annual Academy Awards, Iñárritu won the Best Director award for the second time in a row, Emmanuel Lubezki won for the third time in a row the award for Best Cinematography and DiCaprio won his first award for Best Actor. Hardy lost his category to Mark Rylance for Bridge of Spies, and the film itself lost Best Picture to Spotlight
The 73rd Golden Globe Awards honored the best in film and American television of 2015 and was broadcast live on January 10, 2016, from The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California 5:00 p.m. PST / 8:00 p.m. EST by NBC.The ceremony was produced by Dick Clark Productions in association with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. The nominations were announced on December 10, 2015, at the Beverly Hilton by Angela Bassett, America Ferrera, Chloë Grace Moretz and Dennis Quaid. Denzel Washington was announced as the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award honoree on November 16, 2015. Ricky Gervais hosted the show for the fourth time. Mr. Robot, Mozart in the Jungle, The Revenant, The Martian, and Steve Jobs were among the films and television shows that received multiple awards.
At the 73rd Golden Globe Awards it won three awards: Best Motion Picture – Drama, Best Director, and Best Actor – Drama. It also had a nomination for Best Original Score.On January 14, 2016, the film received 12 Academy Award nominations (more than any other film at the ceremony), including Best Picture and Best Director for Iñárritu, as well as Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor, for DiCaprio and Hardy, respectively. On February 14, 2016, the film received the most awards at 69th British Academy Film Awards out of eight-nominations, with five, including Best Film, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Sound, and Best Leading Actor. It received nine Critics’ Choice Awards nominations, winning two – for DiCaprio as Best Actor and Best Cinematography for Lubezki