Into the wild was released on march 4, 2008 on standard dvd, two-disc special collector's edition dvd, and standard hd dvd the special edition dvd and hd dvd contain two special features entitled the story, the characters and the experience. Powerful, tragic true story is too heavy for kids read common sense media's into the wild review, age rating, and parents guide. Into the wild is a beautifully made motion picture and some of the segments (especially those with hal holbrook and those that transpire around the magic bus in alaska) are powerful.
For a movie to be even better than a good book is no small feat yet, that's how i felt after watching this film it really impressed me one of the reasons is the fantastic cinematography man, this is a beautifully filmed and, at 142 minutes, there are a lot of great scenes to admire.
This is the true story of christopher mccandless (emile hirsch) freshly graduated from college with a promising future ahead, mccandless instead walked out of his privileged life and into the wild in search of adventure. Based on jon krakauer's nonfiction best-seller into the wild, sean penn's adaptation martyrs christopher mccandless (emile hirsch) as an intelligent, idealistic, 24-year-old college graduate who gives his trust fund to oxfam, burns the remainder of his cash, and takes off on an extended journey into the wilderness. Into the wild is a 2007 american biographical survival film written the review aggregator rotten tomatoes reports that 82% of 194 reviews of the and more than acting ebert added, the movie is so good partly because it means so much, i think, to its writer-director, sean penn the american film institute listed the film as one of.
Sean penn has achieved a new maturity and depth as a director with this movie - though i detected some fractionally misjudged touches of machismo into the wild is the affecting true story of. Jon krakauer's into the wild, which i read with a fascinated dread, tells the story of a 20-year-old college graduate who cashes in his law school fund and, in the words of mark twain, lights out for the territory he drives west until he can drive no farther, and then north into the alaskan wilderness.
Into the wild movie reviews & metacritic score: freshly graduated from college and with a promising future ahead, 22-year-old christopher mccandless chose in.
Into the wild is a 2007 american biographical survival film written, co-produced, and directed by sean penn it is an adaptation of jon krakauer 's 1996 nonfiction book of the same name , based on the travels of christopher mccandless across north america and his experiences in the alaskan wilderness in the early 1990s. The tomatometer rating – based on the published opinions of hundreds of film and television critics – is a trusted measurement of movie and tv programming quality for millions of moviegoers it represents the percentage of professional critic reviews that are positive for a given film or television show.
Into the wild has been made into a prayer of a motion picture by sean penn it may not touch everybody, but those whom it does touch, it will touch deeply it is a haunting odyssey. Freshly graduated from college with a promising future ahead, 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.