Born on March 20th, 1950
From Washington, D.C.
Financial leaders (William Hurt, Billy Crudup) spring into action when the U.S. economy falters in 2008.
Christopher McCandless (Emile Hirsch), son of wealthy parents (Marcia Gay Harden, William Hurt), graduates from Emory University as a top student and athlete. However, instead of embarking on a prestigious and profitable career, he chooses to give his savings to charity, rid himself of his possessions, and set out on a journey to the Alaskan wilderness.