Cradle Will Rock (Touchstone Movie)

Cradle Will Rock (Touchstone Movie)

Cradle Will Rock Details:

Powerful and sweeping, the critically acclaimed CRADLE WILL ROCK, starring Hank Azaria, Joan Cusack, John Cusack, Bill Murray, and Susan Sarandon, takes a kaleidoscopic look at the extraordinary events of 1930s America. From high society to life on the streets, director Tim Robbins brings Depression-era New York City to vivid life. It’s a time when DaVincis are given to millionaires who help fund the Mussolini war effort and Nelson Rockefeller commissions Mexican artist Diego Rivera to paint the lobby of Rockefeller Center. A time when a young Orson Welles and a troupe of passionate actors risk everything to perform the infamous musical “The Cradle Will Rock.” As threats to their freedom and livelihood loom larger, they refuse to give into censorship. Based on actual events, CRADLE WILL ROCK will move you.

Key Cast:

  • Hank Azaria: Marc Blitzstein
  • Bob Balaban: Harry Hopkins
  • Jack Black: Sid
  • Rubén Blades: Diego Rivera
  • Corina Katt Ayala: Frida Kahlo
  • Victoria Clark: Dulce Fox
  • Joan Cusack: Hazel Huffman
  • John Cusack: Nelson Rockefeller
  • Cary Elwes: John Houseman
  • Kyle Gass: Larry
  • Paul Giamatti: Carlo
  • Philip Baker Hall: Gray Mathers
  • Erin Hill: Sandra Mescal
  • Barnard Hughes: Frank Marvel
  • Cherry Jones: Hallie Flanagan
  • Angus Macfadyen: Orson Welles
  • Bill Murray: Tommy Crickshaw
  • Allan F. Nicholls: George Zorn
  • Vanessa Redgrave: Countess Constance LaGrange
  • Gil Robbins: Congressman Joe Starnes
  • Susan Sarandon: Margherita Sarfatti
  • Jamey Sheridan: John Adair
  • Barbara Sukowa: Sophie Silvano
  • John Turturro: Aldo Silvano
  • Emily Watson: Olive Stanton
  • Harris Yulin: Congressman Martin Dies

Key Crew:

  • Director: Tim Robbins
  • Producer: Tim Robbins
  • Writer: Tim Robbins
1999
$2.9 million
65%
IMDB

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