Wild

Wild

DVD - 2015
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A chronicle of one woman's 1,100-mile solo hike undertaken as a way to recover from a recent catastrophe.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [Publisher not identified], [2015]
Edition: Widescreen edition
Copyright Date: ©2014
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (115 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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UncleJulia
Sep 02, 2017

Meh. Book was way better.

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miaone
May 17, 2017

I liked the book, although I got tired of the constant drugs and sex in unsafe circumstances, and felt the author positively wallowed in grief about her mother. So my expectations about the movie were low. That can be a good thing; in this case, it was. Expecting little, I thought it did a good job with the material. I'm glad I watched it.

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3729broken
Feb 14, 2017

Great scenery .... lots of melodrama and poor inadequate little girl being rescued by experienced male hikers. Couldn't wait for this movie to end.

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gingin1972
Feb 14, 2017

Really boring movie! But some good scenery! Got to see Reese Witherspoon tits and ass too!

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LANCE F. MELLON
Jan 11, 2017

I didn't have a high expectation on this movie because Reese supposed to be this Legally Blonde person who's just comical. She's a good actress because I expected her to play her Rom Com usual self and she didn't do that.
Its a story about finding yourself and forgiveness. The hiking scene is just great. Living in CA and didn't hike this trail is such a waste. This is one of my favorite Reese movie, very unexpected.

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Daveinportland
Oct 13, 2016

I did not care for the book at all and the movie was about what I expected. Nice scenery though, but the story line is jacked up. I would recommend it if you are just looking for something new to watch.

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swheeler89
Sep 08, 2016

Read the book - Cheryl Strayed has so much that sadly cannot transfer to the big screen. This was well done, but youll be left craving more.

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rslade
Jun 23, 2016

There are lots of "hiking as a metaphor for life" movies, and at least some of them actually finish. Some OK bits, but basically pointless.

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molly
Apr 23, 2016

Ever since she said to the traffic cop "do you know who I am?" I have no use for Reese Witherspoon, who was born a spoiled little rich girl. Never want to see her movies.

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beardieowner19
Apr 09, 2016

Loved this movie.

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courtney92_0
Nov 07, 2015

I'd rather be a hammer than a nail...

alera Jun 24, 2015

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 belonging to me. How wild it was, to let it be.

alera Jun 24, 2015

I've always been someone's daughter or mother or wife. I never got to be in the driver's seat of my own life.

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jimg2000
Apr 08, 2015

“Cheryl: My mother used to say something that drove me nuts. There is a sunrise and a sunset every day and you can choose to be there for it. You can put yourself in the way of beauty.”

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jimg2000
Apr 08, 2015

Jimmy: I've only spoken to maybe one other female hobo in two years.
Cheryl: Let me reiterate to you, I am not a hobo ... They've got kids to take care of, they've got parents to look after.
Jimmy: You sound like a feminist.

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jimg2000
Apr 08, 2015

From the opening scenes: My father left my life when I was six. My mother died when I was twenty-two. In the wake of her death, my stepfather morphed from the person I considered my dad into a man I only occasionally recognized. My two siblings scattered in their grief, in spite of my efforts to hold us together, until I gave up and scattered as well. ...

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Ron@Ottawa
Aug 24, 2015

Sexual Content: Nudity and sexual situations. Not suitable for children.

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