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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Vince Vaughn
Catherine Keener
Emile Hirsch
William Hurt
Marcia Gay Harden
Hal Holbrook
Directors
Sean Penn
Screenwriters
Sean Penn
Running Time
148 minutes

Into The Wild
Not a sequel to Into The Blue or The Wild - but don’t let that put you off


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Into The Wild

Plot
It’s 1992, and straight-A graduate Christopher McCandless (Hirsch) destroys his ID, donates his savings to charity and, with no warning to friends and family, drops off the radar to bum around the US under the monicker ‘Alexander Supertramp’.


Verdict
With the whole of America as his backdrop, Penn pulls off his most ambitious movie yet. The result is a beautiful and thought-provoking road movie.


Reviewed by Dan Jolin

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