Release Date: December 2, 2011 (NY, LA: 1 week Oscar run; limited: Jan. 20)
Studio: The Weinstein Company
Director: Ralph Fiennes
Screenwriter Coriolanus script: John Logan
Starring: Ralph Fiennes, Gerard Butler, Vanessa Redgrave, Brian Cox, Jessica Chastain, James Nesbitt
Genre Coriolanus script: Drama, Thriller
MPAA Rating: R (for some bloody violence)
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Coriolanus script, Plot Summary: Caius Martius ‘Coriolanus’ (Ralph Fiennes), 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 (Vanessa Redgrave) 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.
Coriolanus script, 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 (Gerard Butler) to take his revenge on the city.