WILD (15)

WHO’S IN IT?

Reese Witherspoon (Walk The Line), Laura Dern (Jurassic Park), Thomas Sadoski (The Newsroom), Michiel Huisman (Game of Thrones), W. Earl Brown (The Lone Ranger), Gaby Hoffmann (You Can Count on Me), Kevin Rankin (Breaking Bad), Charles Baker (Ain’t Them Bodies Saints), Brian Van Holt (Cougar Town), Jan Hoag (The Dentist), Nick Eversman (Get On Up), J.D. Evermore (The Walking Dead), Mo McRae (Gridiron Gang), Keene McRae (CBGB), Cathryn de Prume (Ask Me Anything), Cliff DeYoung (Flight of the Navigator)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Jean-Marc Vallée (Dallas Buyers Club), director, editor; Nick Hornby (An Education), writer; Bruna Papandrea (Warm Bodies) and Reese Witherspoon (Penelope), producers; Yves Bélanger (Laurence Anyways), cinematographer; Martin Pensa (Dallas Buyers Club), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In 1994, after the death of her mother (Dern), a painful divorce and years of reckless behaviour, Cheryl Strayed (Witherspoon) decides to head out on her own across the Pacific Crest Trail – over a thousand miles in length – as a means to heal herself and her broken spirit…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Wild is an extraordinary showcase for lead actress and producer Reese Witherspoon, who does her best to portray the real-life figure and her perils on her ambitious journey in a satisfying biographical film.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 16TH JANUARY 2015

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