The movie is so good partly because it means so much, i think, to its writer-director it is a testament like the words that christopher carved into planks in the wilderness i grew up in urbana three houses down from the sanderson family -- milton and virginia and their boys steve and joe. A film adaptation was released in september 2007, directed by sean penn and starring emile hirsch as mccandless mccandless' story is also the subject of the documentary by ron lamothe named the call of the wild (2007. I've seen this film before and read the book, but into the wild is still wondrous all the beautiful places in the world and all the interesting people, and sometimes i forget to appreciate them this movie is a good reminder.
Knowing the book, the only part of the film that caught be off-guard was the young swedish couple i don't remember them in the book but i'll never forget this in this film one could debate the pros and cons of chris mccandless for hours, so no sense going into that here.
Wild official trailer #1 (2014) - reese witherspoon movie hd with the dissolution of her marriage and the death of her mother, cheryl strayed has lost all hope. Into the wild (2007) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Into the wild is an exercise in teen angst and disillusionment put onto film - which is to say, earnest in its intentions, loud and blunt in its execution, and not particularly smart its likely beloved because it mirrors certain relatable adolescent emotions with such obviousness that any jaded teenager can understand it, wrapped in a story that is taken to its extreme.
Into the wild 2007 r 2h 28m a young man gives up everything -- including his trust fund and ties to a seemingly stable family -- to lead a solitary life in the wild.