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Coriolanus

Rating:R (for some bloody violence)
Genre:Drama, Suspense/Thriller
Release Date:January 20, 2012
Running time:122 minutes
Cast:Gerard Butler, Ralph Fiennes, Jessica Chastain, Brian Cox, Vanessa Redgrave
Director:Ralph Fiennes
Producer:Gabrielle Tana, Julia Taylor-Stanley, Colin Vaines
Writer:John Logan
Distributor:The Weinstein Company

Description: Caius Martius 'Coriolanus', a revered and feared Roman General is at odds with the city of Rome and his fellow citizens. Pushed by his controlling and ambitious mother Volumnia to seek the exalted and powerful position of Consul, he is loath to ingratiate himself with the masses whose votes he needs in order to secure the office. When the public refuses to support him, Coriolanus's anger prompts a riot that culminates in his expulsion from Rome. The banished hero then allies himself with his sworn enemy Tullus Aufidius to take his revenge on the city.

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