Into the Wild
- Original title
Into the Wild
- Running time
- 140 min.
- United States
Sean Penn (Book: Jon Krakauer)
Michael Brook, Eddie Vedder, Kaki King (Songs: Eddie Vedder)
Marcia Gay Harden,
Signe Egholm Olsen,
Paramount Vantage / River Road Entertainment
Adventure. Drama | Based On A True Story. 1990s. Nature. Survival Film. Road Movie. Independent Film (US)
- Synopsis / Plot
- Freshly graduated from college and with a promising future ahead, 22-year-old Christopher McCandless chose instead to walk out of his privileged life and into the wild in search of adventure. Christopher abandoned his possessions, gave his $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhiked to Alaska to live in the wilderness. What happened to him on the way transformed this young wanderer into an enduring symbol for countless people. Was Christopher a heroic adventurer or a naïve idealist, a rebellious 1990s Thoreau or another lost American son, a fearless risk-taker or a tragic figure who wrestled with the precarious balance between man and nature? Based on a true story and the bestselling book by Jon Krakauer.
: 2 Nominations for Oscar: Best Supporting Actor (Hal Holbrook), Editing
: Golden Globe: Best Original Song. 2 Nominations
: César Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Film
: National Board of Review: Breakthrough Performance (Hirsch), Top 10
: Los Angeles Film Critics Association: Nominated for Best Supp. Actor (Holbrook)
: American Film Institute (AFI): Top 10 - Movies of the Year
: 7 Nominations for Critics' Choice Awards, including Best Picture, Director and Actor
2007: Chicago Film Critics Awards: 3 Nominations including Best Picture
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay
: Screen Actors Guild (SAG): 4 Nominations including Best Cast in a Motion Picture
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