Legends of the Fall

Legends of the Fall is a 1994 American epic Western film directed by Edward Zwick and starring Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Aidan Quinn, Julia Ormond and Henry Thomas. Based on the 1979 novella of the same title by Jim Harrison, the film is about three brothers and their father living in the wilderness and plains of Montana in the early 20th century and how their lives are affected by nature, history, war, and love. The film's time frame spans from the early 1900s, World War I, through the Prohibition era, ending with a brief scene set in 1963. The film was nominated for three Academy Awards and won for Best Cinematography (John Toll).[2] Both the film and book contain occasional Cornish language terms, the Ludlows being a Cornish immigrant family.[3]

Legends of the Fall
Theatrical release poster
Directed byEdward Zwick
Screenplay by
Based onLegends of the Fall
by Jim Harrison
Produced by
Starring
CinematographyJohn Toll
Edited bySteven Rosenblum
Music byJames Horner
Production
companies
Distributed bySony Pictures Releasing
Release date
  • December 23, 1994 (1994-12-23) (US)
Running time
133 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$30 million
Box office$160.6 million[1]

Share this article:

This article uses material from the Wikipedia article Legends of the Fall, and is written by contributors. Text is available under a CC BY-SA 4.0 International License; additional terms may apply. Images, videos and audio are available under their respective licenses.