R | | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A chronicle of one woman's one thousand one hundred mile solo hike undertaken as a way to recover from a recent personal tragedy.
Cheryl Strayed told the Times she made efforts to locate her half-sister and half-brother over the years with no success. When her half-sister started reading Wild, she "knew just enough about me and my siblings that she put it together. She read the rest of the ... ...
It took me years to be the woman my mother raised. It took me 4 years, 7 months and 3 days to do it, without her. After I lost myself in the wilderness of my grief, I found my own way out of the woods.
Cheryl: And I didn't even know where I was going until ...
The rattlesnake Cheryl encounters near the start of the movie is an eastern diamondback, Crotalus adamanteus. Its native range includes the southeastern United States and nowhere near the pacific crest trail.
There are photos of the real Cheryl Strayed on her actual walk shown during the credits.
Something About What Happens When We Talk
Written and Performed by Lucinda Williams
Courtesy of Chameleon Records a division of Elektra Entertainment
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
$4,113,752 (USA) (30 January 2015)
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