Director Sean Penn Producer Art Linson, William M. Pohlad, Sean Penn Screenwriter Sean Penn
Studio Paramount Vantage Starring Emile Hirsch, Catherine Keener, Vince Vaughn, William Hurt, Marcia Gay Harden Genre Adventure, Drama MPAA Rating R
Into the Wild is based on a true story and the bestselling book by Jon Krakauer. After graduating from Emory University in 1992, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless (Emile) abandons his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhiked to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.