Cradle Will Rock

Cradle Will Rock (1999)

Length:135.3 minutes
Rating:M Low level offensive language
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.
IMDB Rating6.8/10 stars from 8787
ActorsHank Azaria (Marc Blitzstein)
Ruben Blades (Diego Rivera)
Joan Cusack (Hazel Huffman)
John Cusack (Nelson Rockefeller)
Cary Elwes (John Houseman)
Philip Baker Hall (Gray Mathers)
Tim Robbins
Jon Kilik
Lydia Dean Pilcher