Year: 2014

Country: American


AARP Movies for Grownups Awards 2015 Winner, Best Screenwriter

Director: Jean-Marc Vallée


Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern, Gaby Hoffmann


Driven to the edge by the loss of her beloved mother (Laura Dern), the dissolution of her marriage and a headlong dive into self-destructive behavior, Cheryl Strayed (Reese Witherspoon) makes a decision to halt her downward spiral and put her life back together again. With no outdoors experience, a heavy backpack and little else to go on but her own will, Cheryl sets out alone to hike the Pacific Crest Trail -- one of the country's longest and toughest through-trails.

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