Road to Perdition
- Original title
Road to Perdition
- Running time
- 119 min.
- United States
David Self (Comic: Max Allan Collins, Richard Piers Rayner)
Conrad L. Hall
Jennifer Jason Leigh,
Zanuck Company. Distributed by DreamWorks SKG / 20th Century Fox
Film noir. Mystery. Drama | 1930s. Mafia. Crime. The Great Depression. Neo-noir. Based on a Comic
- Synopsis / Plot
- The Depression-era crime epic ROAD TO PERDITION stars Tom Hanks as Michael Sullivan, a quiet hit man who is duty bound to Mafia boss John Rooney (Paul Newman). The mobsters close bond with Sullivan, however, leads Rooneys jealous blood son, Connor (Daniel Craig), to orchestrate a tragic series of events that results in Sullivan on the run with his 12-year-old son, Michael Jr. (Tyler Hoechlin). Soon an unscrupulous crime photographer/assassin named Maguire (Jude Law) is sent after Sullivan and his son, and Sullivan must decide on a course of action as young Michael comes to terms with his fathers violent way of life.
: Oscar: Best Cinematography. 6 Nominations, including Supp. Actor (Newman) and OST
: Nominated for Golden Globe: Best Supporting Actor (Paul Newman)
: 2 BAFTA Awards: Best Cinematography and Production Design. 3 Nominations
: Venice Film Festival: Best Director (Sam Mendes). Nominated for Golden Lion
: Critics' Choice Awards: Nominated for Best Picture, Supp. Actor and Young Actor
: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Best Cinematography
: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Nominated for Best Cinematography
: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Nominated for Best Film
2002: Chicago Film Critics Awards: 2 Nom., incl. Best Supp. Actor (Newman)
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