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.
This was originally planned as Reese Witherspoon's next movie after Gone Girl (2014), but it was fast-tracked when Witherspoon decided just to produce that film, having dropped the intention of playing its lead role of Amy.
I know only that I didn't need to reach with my bare hands anymore. That seeing the fish beneath the surface was enough. That it was everything. My life -like all lives- mysterious, irrevocable and sacred, so very close, so very present, so very ...
Cheryl is walking through a very hot desert, yet sweat only appears on the front of her t-shirt in spots. She should have been dripping from head to toe if it were 90 degrees or more.
There are photos of the real Cheryl Strayed on her actual walk shown during the credits.
$4,113,752 (USA) (30 January 2015)
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