The Burning Plain

The Burning Plain (2008)

Their passion has marked them for life

  • Genre: Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 2008-07-11
  • User Rating: 6.6/10 from 211 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 51min
  • Language: Español
  • Production Company: Parkes+MacDonald Image Nation
  • Production Country: United States of America
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A trailer is burning in the middle of a plain. The bodies of two adulterous lovers are found. Scenes from both families, before and after the dramatic events, suggest an unusual connection between them. But what is their secret?

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  • Charlize Theron

    as Sylvia / Mariana
  • Kim Basinger

    as Gina
  • Jennifer Lawrence

    as Mariana
  • Joaquim de Almeida

    as Nick Martinez
  • John Corbett

    as John
  • Robin Tunney

    as Laura
  • Brett Cullen

    as Robert
  • Danny Pino

    as Santiago Martinez
  • José María Yazpik

    as Carlos
  • J. D. Pardo

    as Santiago
  • Rachel Ticotin

    as Ana
  • Tessa Ía

    as Maria
Directing Guillermo Arriaga Director
Writing Guillermo Arriaga Screenplay
Visual Effects Tony Barger Visual Effects Coordinator
Visual Effects Tom Kendall Visual Effects Producer
Production Laurie MacDonald Producer
Production Walter F. Parkes Producer
Sound Omar Rodriguez-Lopez Music
Sound Hans Zimmer Music
Sound Joanie Diener Music Editor
Sound Annette Fradera Music Supervisor
Sound Dana Sano Music Supervisor
Directing Brooke Satrazemis Script Supervisor
Production Debra Zane Casting
Camera Robert Elswit Director of Photography
Editing Craig Wood Editor
Art Dan Leigh Production Design
Art Naython Vane Art Direction
Art Wilhelm Pfau Set Decoration
Art Ron von Blomberg Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Cindy Evans Costume Design
Art Alex Klaue Art Department Coordinator
Editing Laura Harris Atkinson Dialogue Editor
Crew David Fletcher Special Effects Coordinator
Production Kathryn Brink Casting
Production Lana Veenker Casting
Production Tannis Vallely Casting Associate
Production Lori Lewis Casting Associate
Costume & Make-Up Lisa Parmet Assistant Costume Designer
Costume & Make-Up Barcie Waite Costume Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Nikki Bartnick Set Costumer
Costume & Make-Up John Deering Set Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Juliet Hyde-White Set Costumer
Costume & Make-Up Chapin Simpson Set Costumer
Costume & Make-Up RaMona Fleetwood Hair Department Head
Costume & Make-Up Mitchell Stone Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Yvette Meely Key Hair Stylist
Costume & Make-Up Sara Bozik Makeup Department Head
Costume & Make-Up June Brickman Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Sheila Trujillo-Gomez Makeup Artist
Costume & Make-Up Deborah Andrews Seamstress
Crew Andy Wilkoff CG Supervisor
Visual Effects Jamie Hallett Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Charlie Iturriaga Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Erika A. McKee Visual Effects Producer