2012 CANNES FILM FESTIVAL. Official Selection. "On The Road"
This is the adaptation of Jack Kerouac's book, ON THE ROAD, beloved by millions of readers for over 50 years. This road movie is directed by Brazilian filmmaker Walter Salles (CENTRAL STATION, THE MOTORCYCLE DIARIES); while the cast include Sam Riley, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Stewart, Kirsten Dunst, Viggo Mortensen and Amy Adams.
After his father dies, Sal Paradise, an aspiring New York writer, meets Dean Moriarty, a young and dangerously seductive ex-con. They hit it off immediately. Determined not to get trapped in a narrow life, the two friend's burn bridges and hit the road: thirsting for freedom, they discover the world, others and themselves.