Synopsis: ‘On the Road’, published in 1957, was a landmark of the Beat movement. The book is narrated by Kerouac’s alter-ego, Sal Paradise, whose impulse was to hit the road and see America. In this journey, he takes a ride, climb on trains, meets other travelers struggle for food and explores themes of freedom and nostalgia.
Trivia: ‘On the Road ‘(On the Road) is adapting the book by Jack Kerouac, directed by Walter Salles and screenwriter Jose Rivera (the same pair of Motorcycle Diaries). “Budgeted at $ 25 million, the film is a French production company MK2, in collaboration with Film 4 (UK) and Videofilmes in Brazil.
Cast: Kristen Stewart, Amy Adams, Viggo Mortensen, Kirsten Dunst, Elisabeth Moss, Steve Buscemi, Garrett Hedlund, Alice Braga, Terrence Howard, Sam Riley.
Director: Walter Salles
Duration: — min.
Distributor: Paramount Pictures
Premiere: November 25, 2011