Into the Wild | 2007

Drama, Adaptation
Based on a true story of top student and athlete Christopher McCandless, an Emory graduate, who abandons his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhiked to Alaska to live in the ...more
Director: Sean Penn
Awards: 1 Golden Globe win. Another 3 wins & 16 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Christopher McCandless

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... Billie McCandless

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... Walt McCandless

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... Ron Franz

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... Jan Burres

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... Carine McCandless

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... Tracy Tatro

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... Rainey

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... Wayne Westerberg

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... Kevin

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... Social Worker

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... Announcer

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Company

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Back to One Camera Cranes

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Business Affairs Inc

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Synopsis

Freshly graduated from college with a promising future, 22 year-old Christopher McCandless instead walked out of his privileged life and into the wild in search of adventure. What happened to him on the way transformed this young wanderer into an enduring symbol for countless people. Was Christopher McCandless 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? McCandless' quest took him from the wheat fields of South Dakota to a renegade trip down the Colorado River to the non-conformists' refuge of Slab City, California, and beyond. Along the way, he encountered a series of colorful characters at the very edges of American society who shaped his understanding of life and whose lives he, in turn, changed. In the end, he tested himself by heading alone into the wilds of the great North, where everything he had seen and learned and felt came to a head in ways he never could have expected.

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