“Into the Wild” is a 2007 biographical adventure drama film directed by Sean Penn. The movie is based on the true story of Christopher McCandless, a young man who hiked across North America and eventually died of starvation in the Alaskan wilderness.
The film follows Christopher McCandless, played by Emile Hirsch, as he graduates from college and decides to embark on a journey to explore the wilderness of North America. He donates his savings to charity, abandons his car, and sets off on foot with little more than a backpack and his own determination.
Throughout his journey, Christopher meets various individuals who shape his understanding of life and the world around him. He eventually makes his way to Alaska, where he sets up camp in an abandoned bus and tries to live off the land. However, he eventually succumbs to the harsh realities of living in the wilderness and dies alone.
The movie explores themes of self-discovery, individualism, and the search for meaning in life. It is known for its stunning cinematography and the powerful performances of its cast, which includes Emile Hirsch, Kristen Stewart, and Vince Vaughn.
“Into the Wild” was nominated for two Academy Awards, and has been widely acclaimed for its message of living in harmony with nature and questioning societal norms.
|Directed by||Sean Penn|
|Produced by||Sean Penn Art Linson Bill Pohlad|
|Screenplay by||Sean Penn|
|Based on||Into the Wild
by Jon Krakauer
|Starring||Emile Hirsch, Marcia Gay Harden, William Hurt, Jena Malone, Catherine Keener, Brian Dierker, Vince Vaughn, Zach Galifianakis, Kristen Stewart, Hal Holbrook,|
|Music by||Michael Brook Kaki King Eddie Vedder|
|Edited by||Jay Cassidy|
|Paramount Vantage River Road Entertainment Square One C.I.H. Linson Film|
|Distributed by||Paramount Vantage|
|Release date||September 21, 2007|
|Running time||148 minutes|
|Box office||$56.8 million|