“127 Hours” is a biographical survival film directed by danny boyle and written by Simon Beaufoy. The movie is based on the true story of Aron Ralston, a mountain climber who gets trapped under a boulder while canyoneering alone in Utah's Canyonlands National Park. With no way to call for help, Ralston must survive for five days before he amputates his right arm with a dull knife in order to free himself.
“127 Hours” is a gripping and intense movie that keeps the audience on the edge of their seats. james franco delivers a fantastic performance as Aron Ralston, and the cinematography and direction by danny boyle are outstanding. The film manages to convey the desperation and isolation of Ralston's situation, while also exploring the character's inner journey of self-reflection and acceptance.
The film was nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Actor for james franco, and Best Adapted Screenplay for Simon Beaufoy. It won the award for Best Achievement in Film Editing. The film was also nominated for three Golden Globe Awards, winning the award for Best Original Score.
“127 Hours” received critical acclaim upon its release in 2010, and has since gained a following among audiences. The film currently holds an 8.0 rating on IMDb and an 87% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
The film was made on a budget of $18 million and grossed $60 million at the box office worldwide. While not a massive commercial success, “127 Hours” was well-received critically and was considered a strong awards season contender. The film also cemented danny boyle's reputation as a director with a distinct visual style and storytelling ability.
|Danny BoyleChristian ColsonJohn Smithson
|Danny BoyleSimon Beaufoy
|Between a Rock and a Hard Place
by Aron Ralston
|james franco Amber Tamblyn kate mara
|A. R. rahman
|Anthony Dod MantleEnrique Chediak
|PathéEverest EntertainmentFilm4 ProductionsHandMade FilmsCloud Eight Films
|Warner Bros. Entertainment UK (United Kingdom)Fox Searchlight Pictures (United States)
|4 September 2010 (Telluride Film Festival) 5 November 2010 (United States) 7 January 2011 (United Kingdom)
|United KingdomUnited States