Wild

Date: 16/06/2015 Times: 6:30 pm - 8:25 pm

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With the dissolution of her marriage and the death of her mother, Cheryl Strayed had lost all hope.  After years of reckless, destructive behavior, she made a rash decision.  With absolutely no experience, driven only by sheer determination, Cheryl hiked more than a thousand miles of the Pacific Crest Trail, alone.  She later wrote a memoir, Wild: A Journey from Lost to Found, which was adapted for the screen by Nick Hornby and turned into a montage rather than a conventional narrative.  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.  Tim Robey says that Reece Witherspoon ‘reinvents herself as a grief-stricken woman on a voyage of discovery’ and Laura Dern plays her mother.

Reese Witherspoon and Laura Dern received Oscar nominations for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress, respectively.

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Wild

Year: 2014

Country: USA

Cert: 15

Duration: 115 mins

Dir: Jean-Marc Vallee

'Reese Witherspoon shines in Jean-Marc Vallée's lean, energetic adaptation of Cheryl Strayed's bestselling memoir'


Venue: William Loveless Hall