Oscar Winner
Runtime: 117 minutes

In a world of seduction and power, temptation has its price.

Restoration is a biography film released in 1995. It is based on the book "Restoration: A Novel of Seventeenth-Century England" by Tremain, Rose. . The film stars Robert Downey Jr. as Robert Merivel, Sam Neill as King Charles II and David Thewlis as John Pearce. Restoration was produced for $12,000,000. Since it's release it has grossed over $4,000,000 in ticket sales.

Restoration was recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences in two categories. It won the Oscar for art direction and costume design.

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Filming Locations

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England, UK

Brympton d'Evercy, Yeovil, Somerset, England, UK

Caerphilly Castle, Caerphilly, Wales, UK

Dorset, England, UK

Forde Abbey, Chard, Somerset, England, UK

Mapperton, Beaminster, Dorset, England, UK

Oxfordshire, England, UK

Shepperton Studios, Shepperton, Surrey, England, UK

Somerset, England, UK

Tretower Court, Powys, Wales, UK

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