On The Road
Sunday 17th February 2013
The story of a generation arrives onto your screen this New Year when the long awaited adaptation of Jack Kerouac's seminal novel, On The Road is released onto Blu-ray and DVD, from 25th February 2013, courtesy of Lionsgate Home Entertainment.
Achingly cool, On The Road tells the story of aspiring young New York writer Sal Paradise (Sam Riley, Control, Brighton Rock) as he meets and begins an intense friendship with seductive ex-con Dean Moriarty (Garrett Hedlund, Tron, Death Sentence). Determined not to get trapped in a narrow mundane life, the two friends hit the road alongside Moriarty's jail bait wife Marylou (Kristen Stewart, Twilight, Snow White and The Huntsman). Thirsting for freedom and set to a backdrop of drugs, sex, jazz and hedonistic 1940's America, the friends soon discover the world, others and themselves in a life defining trip.
This quintessential road movie features an all-star cast, that includes Kirsten Dunst (Spiderman, Melancholia) as the ever suffering Camille, Amy Adams (The Master, The Fighter), Tom Sturridge (The Boat That Rocked, Waiting for Forever), Viggo Mortensen (The Lord of the Rings, The Road) and Steve Buscemi (The Big Lebowski, Reservoir Dogs).
Directed by Walter Salles (The Motorcycle Diaries), On The Road is based on the true story of the years Kerouac spent travelling around the United States in the 1940s with his friend Neal Cassady and several other figures who would go on to fame in their own right, including William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg. The novel has sold more than 10 million copies around the world.
Wild, carefree and intoxicatingly cool this exhilarating tale of the true spirit of youth will have you yearning for the open road when it thumbs its way onto Blu-ray and DVD on 25th February 2013 courtesy of Lionsgate Home Entertainment.
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Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.