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R| 1 hr. 55 min.

Plot Summary

With the dissolution of her marriage and the death of her mother, Cheryl Strayed (Reese Witherspoon) has lost all hope.  After years of reckless, destructive behavior, she makes a rash decision.  With absolutely no experience, driven only by sheer determination, Cheryl hikes more than a thousand miles of the Pacific Crest Trail, alone.  WILD powerfully captures the terrors and pleasures of one young woman forging ahead against all odds on a journey that maddens, strengthens, and ultimately heals her.

Cast: Reese Witherspoon , Laura Dern , Thomas Sadoski , Michiel Huisman , Gaby Hoffmann , Kevin Rankin , W. Earl Brown , Nick Eversman

Director: Jean-Marc Vallée

Genres: Docudrama, Biography

Distributor: Fox Searchlight

Wild (2014)

Release Date: December 3rd, 2014|1 hr. 55 min.

critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • Under the keen-eyed direction of Jean-Marc Vallée (Dallas Buyers Club), Wild emerges as an exciting, elemental adventure that takes you places you don't see coming. show more

  • Wild has so many things in its favor that it’s tempting to leave out the fact that it’s a movie about a hike that sometimes feels like being on a hike, a long one, without many changes of scenery. But the movie’s achievement is that it overcomes this. show more

  • Translating solitary musings, raw despondency and personal enlightenment into arresting visuals is a substantial feat and novelist/screenwriter Nick Hornby was the perfect choice to convert the fascinating book into a lively script. show more

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