Join us for a Facebook Live chat with American Honey star Sasha Lane on Monday, Sept. Over the next five days Ralston examines his life and survives the elements to finally discover he has the courage and the wherewithal to extricate himself by any means necessary, scale a 65 foot wall and hike over eight miles before he can be rescued. The film manages to stay optimistic and warming, despite the frustration and angst felt by Ralston and viewers. 127 Hours is the true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah. We are really "with" Ralston on his journey, as we see him discover a reason to live and how his life perspective changes, not just how to get free from his predicament.
Follow IMDb on Facebook Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, but is later sued by two brothers who claimed he stole their idea, and the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business. Being stuck with our main character the entire duration of the film was anything but tedious, as we follow the thoughts of canyoneer Aron Ralston (James Franco) as he gets trapped under a rock while exploring the beautiful sights of Utah.
Throughout his journey, Ralston recalls friends, lovers, family, and the two hikers he met before his accident. And we certainly thank Boyle for some of the lighter moments that temper the severity of the situation.
Will they be the last two people he ever had the chance to meet? The film does not shy away from tough choices and certainly keeps it "real" during the entire run, especially during the critical climax scene.
After crashing with his bike in the beginning of the movie, Aron clearly lies a couple of feet away from it. I know that you're probably gonna be away this weekend. Despite being stuck in place the movie is fascinating at the pace with which it moves and keeps the audience's attention from start to finish.
When he takes a photo of himself a few seconds later, however, he suddenly lies with his head on top of the bike. So while Ralston loves living on the edge, we see Boyle create this movie in a similar fashion, metaphorically speaking, as the intensity and gripping nature of Ralston's circumstances comes alive and sucks us in.
He brought the challenge of creating an interesting movie based on our main character being immobile to life, and captivating it was. Danny Boyle, who brought us 28 DAYS LATER and SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE had a lot to live up to with the quality of prior movies, and he did not disappoint. See more » Captions appear just before the end credits: "Aron's premonition came true. West administered by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp./Wise Brothers Music LLC (ASCAP) Produced by Matt Fletcher See more » I came into this movie with high expectations. The couch has colors suggesting the hues of the canyon Aron was trapped in. See more » Scooby Doo, Where Are You (Ben Raleigh / David Mook) Published by Mook Bros. He always leaves a note to say where he has gone." During these captions, the cinematographer shows us the real Aron and Jessica, who are sitting silently on a couch outdoors, on green grass near a stand of green trees.In the movie Aron Ralston sets off on a typical weekend excursion being outdoors and with nature.