R | | Adventure, Biography, Drama
After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.
When Sean Penn asked Eddie Vedder to do the soundtrack, he agreed on the spot, before he knew anything about the film.
Mom! Mom! Help me.
When Chris is leaving Atlanta on the Downtown Connector, a view of SunTrust Plaza is visible in its completed form. SunTrust Plaza was not completed until 1992. The scene takes place in May 1990.
The opening title is shown as part of Chris's journal's writings.
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