Monday, May 25, 2015

On the Road

On the Road

The life of young writer Sal Paradise is shaken and ultimately redefined by the arrival of Dean Moriarty, a free-spirited, fearless, fast talking Westerner and his girl, Marylou. Traveling cross-country, Sal and Dean venture out on a personal quest for freedom from the conformity and conservatism engulfing them in search of the unknown, themselves, and the pursuit of "it" -- the pure essence of experience. Seeking unchartered terrain and the last American frontier, the duo encounter an eclectic mix of men and women - each impacting their journey indelibly.
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MPAA rating:
for strong sexual content, drug use and language
Tom Sturridge; Garrett Hedlund; Viggo Mortensen; Kristen Stewart; Sam Riley; Elizabeth Moss; Danny Morgan; Kirsten Dunst; Alice Braga; Amy Adams
Directed by:
Walter Salles
On the web:
On the Road Official Site
Action, Adventure; Drama
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