The Fisher King is a 1991 English-language Comedy Drama motion picture written by Richard Lagravenese and directed by Terry Gilliam and produced by Debra Hill and Lynda Obst under the banner of Hill/Obst Productions. A former radio DJ, suicidally despondent because of a terrible mistake he made, finds redemption in helping a deranged homeless man who was an unwitting victim of that mistake. The fisher king features Robin Williams, Jeff Bridges, Amanda Plummer, Mercedes Ruehl, Adam Bryant, Paul Lombardi and Tom Waits. The music was composed by George Fenton. Cinematography was done by Roger Pratt and editing by Lesley Walker. The film has a running time of 137 minutes. It was released on 27th September 1991. The Film was successful at box office. The Fisher King was made on a budget of $24 million and it was a hit at box office gross of $41 million. Distribution rights for the movie were acquired by TriStar Pictures. At the 1992 Oscar Awards It won an award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Mercedes Ruehl). At the 1991 Venice Film Festival It also won an award for Best Actress (Mercedes Ruehl).
Comedy , Drama , Fantasy
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