It’s difficult to accept, let alone believe, that Thomas Vinterberg (The Hunt, Dear Wendy, The Celebration), the co-founder of the Dogme ’95 movement with Lars von Trier, an attempt to strip away decades of accreted narrative and stylistic filmmaking conventions to find or forge a path to a purer, presumably
Actors Sam Riley and Garrett Hedlund, and director Walter Salles have a number of things in common. Some of their similarities are run-of-the-mill—for example, they all like to play pool and are all very attractive gentlemen. One thing they share, however, is quite special: each played an important role in the lengthy process of translating Jack Kerouac’s novel On the Road from book to film for the first time.
Finally brought to the silver screen by director Walter Salles and screenwriter José Rivera, ON THE ROAD is a beautiful portrait of social and emotional disillusionment starring Sam Riley, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Stewart, Kirsten Dunst, Amy Adams, Tom Sturridge, Danny Morgan, Alice Braga, Elisabeth Moss, and Viggo Mortensen.