Album: Restoration: Music from the Motion Picture

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Restoration: Music from the Motion Picture

Artist: James Newton Howard
Label: Milan Records

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Book:Restoration (Rose Tremain)


Rose Tremain

Restoration is a dazzling romp through 17th-century England. The main character Robert Merivel not only embodies the contradictions of his era, but ours as well. He is trapped between the longing for wealth and power and the realization that the pursuit of these trappings can leave one’s life rather empty.

Film:Restoration (1995)


Michael Hoffman

Meg Ryan (Kate And Leopold) and Robert Downey Jr. (Wonder Boys) head a superb cast of stars in this stylish and provocative story of love, power, and seduction! Robert Merivel (Downey) is a young man who seems to have everything ... until a passionate affair leads to scandal, suddenly leaving him heartbroken and penniless. But it's only after losing it all that Merivel discovers who he really is and -- with the love of a beautiful woman (Ryan) -- becomes the man he never dreamed he could be! Also featuring Sam Neill (Jurassic Park) and Hugh Grant (Notting Hill), this critically acclaimed and entertaining motion picutre won two 1995 Academy Awards(R) for Best Achievement in Art Direction and Costume Design.

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