Cult directed by Barry Levinson with Tom Cruise and Dustin Hoffman: Charlie discovers that he has a brother with autism who has inherited his father’s fortune and will try to get his hands on the fortune, ending up discovering the true value of family affection.
Tonight, January 7, 2024, the film will be broadcast at 9.15 pm Rain Man – The rain man on the La7 channel. The director is Barry Levinson while the screenplay was written by Barry Morrow and Ronald Bass. The cast includes Tom Cruise, Dustin Hoffman, Valeria Golino, Jerry Molen and Bonnie Hunt.
Rain Man – The rain manplot and cast of the film tonight 7 January 2024 on La7
The plot tells the story of Charlie Babbitt (Tom Cruise) a man who works as a car salesman, who loves the good life, but who finds himself submerged in debt. When his father dies, Charlie discovers that he is not the heir to his family’s fortune. In fact, the man discovers that he has a brother, Raymond (Dustin Hoffman) suffering from autism and locked up in a psychiatric clinic.
Charlie then decides to kidnap Raymond and want to become his guardian, managing to get his hands on his assets and repay his debts. This provokes the fury of his girlfriend Susanna (Valeria Golino) but Charlie is now decided and wants to continue in the direction he has taken. During a trip to Los Angeles, the two brothers will find a relationship they have never had and will understand that family ties are a greater strength than money.
Rain Man – The rain man5 curiosities about the film tonight 7 January 2024 on La7
Rain Man – The rain manthe censored version
Many airlines they censored the film in their own ways, eliminating the scene in which Dustin Hoffman’s character lists vehicle accident statistics. The only exception was the Qantasconsidered the safest company in the scene, which he even used the film for some marketing campaigns.
Rain Man – The rain manthe indecision of an actor
Dustin Hoffman hated the project and considered his performance one of the worst of his career during the play’s production. Three weeks into filming, Hoffman even wanted to abandon the set and told director Barry Levinson to look for another actor because he was convinced that the film would damage his career. However, the film was a success, today it is considered a cult and thanks to the role of Raymond Babbitt, Dustin Hoffman won his second Academy Award.
Rain Man – The rain manthe many actors considered for the leading role
The production had contacted several actors for the part of Raymond Babbitt. In fact, it seems that big names such as have been approached for the role Jack Nicholson, Robert De Niro e Mel Gibson. However, the latter rejected the part which was then given to Dustin Hoffman.
Rain Man – The rain manthe debut for a major composer
This film marks his debut as a composer for a Hollywood production for Hans Zimmer. Throughout his career the German composer has won 2 Oscar Award for the Best soundtrack e 3 Golden Globes.
Rain Man – The rain manthe film’s earnings
Initially, the film grossed little, approximately 6 million dollars, but then, thanks to word of mouth on the interpretation of the two protagonists, it reached large sums. In total, according to Box Office Mojo, the total gross came to approximately 355 million dollarsfar exceeding the budget of 25 million dollars.
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