Into the Wild (2007)
Director: Sean Penn Starring: Emile Hirsch, Marcia Gay Harden, William Hurt, Jena Malone, Brian H. Dierker, Catherine Keener, Vince Vaughn, Kristen Stewart, Hal Holbrook, Jim Gallien
Certificate: 15 Running Time: 142 Minutes
Tagline: "Your Great Adventure on Alaska"
Hands up who's ever felt like dropping everything and just disappearing off the face of the Earth to live a totally different life? I'm sure most of us have considered it more than once before realising the impracticality of such a venture. Into the Wild, a true story incidentally, is the tale of a young man who has no such second thoughts. After growing up in a turbulent family in West Virginia, Christopher McCandless (Hirsch) graduates from college with near straight A's and then... disappears...
RKS Score: 9/10