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Filmmaker Alejandro González Iñárritu's latest is called The Revenant — a tale of endurance, survival, love and revenge. The film was shot using only natural sunlight and firelight in remote areas of Canada and Argentina. "Every molecule of this film was absolutely difficult," Iñárritu says. Courtesy Twentieth Century Fox hide caption

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Iñárritu Delivers A '360-Degree Emotional Experience' In 'The Revenant'

The Revenant is a brutal Western, set in 1823. Filmmaker Alejandro González Iñárritu shot the film chronologically, using only natural sunlight and firelight in remote areas of Canada and Argentina.

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Neil Rios, 17, said college affordability and immigration reform are important issues for him. He signed up to vote and persuaded his mom to register, too. Asma Khalid /NPR hide caption

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Filmmaker Alejandro González Iñárritu's latest is called The Revenant — a tale of endurance, survival, love and revenge. The film was shot using only natural sunlight and firelight in remote areas of Canada and Argentina. "Every molecule of this film was absolutely difficult," Iñárritu says. Courtesy Twentieth Century Fox hide caption

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Iñárritu Delivers A '360-Degree Emotional Experience' In 'The Revenant'

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