The Aviator

The Aviator Brief Information

The Aviator is a 2004 American biographical drama film directed by Martin Scorsese, written by John Logan, produced by Graham King and Michael Mann and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Cate Blanchett, Kate Beckinsale, Alan Alda, John C. Reilly and Alec Baldwin. It is the true story of aviation pioneer Howard Hughes, drawn largely upon numerous sources including a biography by Charles Higham. The film centers on Hughes' life from the late 1920s to 1947, during which time he became a successful film producer and an aviation magnate while simultaneously growing more unstable due to severe obsessive-compulsive disorder.

The Aviator was nominated for 11 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director for Scorsese, Best Original Screenplay, Best Actor for Leonardo DiCaprio and Best Supporting Actor for Alan Alda, and winning five for Best Cinematography, Best Film Editing, Best Costume Design, Best Art Direction and Best Supporting Actress for Cate Blanchett. This feat would later be duplicated by Scorsese's film Hugo seven years later.

The Aviator News

• Kate Beckinsale hospitalized with ruptured ovarian cyst
• Tom Hanks to present Alan Alda with SAG Life Achievement Award
• Cate Blanchett to appear on IFC's 'Documentary Now!'
• 'M*A*S*H' star Alan Alda reveals Parkinson's disease diagnosis

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