Summary: Sean Penn directs a stunning true story about self discovery. The film unfolds in a very documentary-style way, observing the travels of Chris McCandless and the various fascinating characters that float through his life in his travels. The film's fantastic supporting cast makes every scene a treat and Emile HIrsch turns in a star performance.
Excerpt: Christopher McCandless (Emile Hirsch) names himself "Alexander Supertramp" after detaching himself from his regular everyday routine in the city and going to the wilderness. Walt (William Hurt), Billie McCandless (Marcia Gay Harden) and his sister Carine (Jena Malone) have no idea about the plans of Chris to donate all his savings to charity, obliterating his identification and credit cards. He encounters a hippie couple Jan Burres (Catherine Keener) and Rainey (Brian H.
Summary: Sean Penn proves to be a great filmmaker of emotions and drama.Emile Hersh was truly amazing i this film.after this film I have now realized how this young actor is truly rising up to the top as one of the greatest actors to enter the business.Vince Vaughn also shows his acting skills in this film.see this film and find out what emotions and how characters are driven to them by this amazing crafted film.
Summary: One of the best films of the decade. Its hard to believe it didn't recieve many oscar nominations. Sean Penn deserved a nomination for best director and Emile Hirsch gave an nomination-worthy performance. A beautiful film made from the bottom of Penn's heart.
Summary: A sombre and eloquent road movie based on real events, Into the Wild is an engrossing ride. Director Sean Penn has gathered together an excellent cast and has worked his magic with this idealistic and eco-friendly film. Cinematography of the highest standard lovingly creates an American outback seldom seen and although the main character is headstrong, foolish and a little naive, he comes across as a young man with a vision and principles the viewer feels obliged to...
Summary: I read the book way before I saw the film. It was one of my favorite books for a long time, I was curious on how the film was going to go. I found out that Sean Penn was the director so I got excited and knew that this was going to be a masterpeice. It most def was. I would suggest this film to anyone.
Summary: I'm amazed that Emile Hirsch went from Into the Wild to Speed Racer. Just flabbergasted. This was a great film. It is surprisingly deep with some outstanding locations and a great supporting cast. I wish I would have seen it in the theater.
Summary: Into the Wild is an extraordinary film based on a riveting true story. With Sean Penn at behind the camera, i excepted to be treated to a good film, but i never excepted to see a film that exceeded those expectations so much. Sean Penn's work here is nothing short of wonderful, from his incredible Direction to his Intriguing Screenplay. The cast is amazing, no matter how small the role.