“Cast Away” is a 2000 American survival drama film directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Tom Hanks as Chuck Noland, a FedEx executive who is stranded on a deserted island in the Pacific Ocean after his plane crashes.
Chuck Noland is a hard-working FedEx executive who travels frequently for work. On Christmas Eve, his plane crashes in the Pacific Ocean, and he washes up on a deserted island. With only a few supplies salvaged from the wreckage, Chuck must find a way to survive on the island and eventually make his way back to civilization. He faces challenges such as finding food, water, and shelter, and dealing with the psychological toll of being stranded alone for years.
“Cast Away” received critical acclaim, with many praising Tom Hanks' performance as well as the film's direction and cinematography. The movie was described as a powerful and emotionally resonant story of survival and resilience, with themes of isolation, human connection, and the struggle to find meaning in life. The film's realistic portrayal of survival on a deserted island was also praised, as well as the decision to focus on the character's internal struggles rather than relying on external action.
“Cast Away” was nominated for several awards, including the Academy Awards for Best Actor for Tom Hanks, Best Sound, and Best Original Screenplay. The film also won the Academy Award for Best Sound Editing. Tom Hanks won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Drama, and the film was nominated for the Golden Globe for Best Drama. The movie also won several other awards, including the Satellite Award for Best Actor, the American Society of Cinematographers Award for Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography, and the BAFTA Award for Best Sound.
|Directed by||Robert Zemeckis|
|Produced by||Steve Starkey Tom Hanks Robert Zemeckis Jack Rapke|
|Written by||William Broyles Jr.|
|Starring||Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Nick Searcy,|
|Music by||Alan Silvestri|
|Edited by||Arthur Schmidt|
|Distributed by||20th Century Fox
(North America)DreamWorks Pictures
|Release date||December 22, 2000|
|Running time||144 minutes|
|Box office||$429.6 million|