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After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.
A top athlete and student who recently graduated from college abandons his possessions and savings to live in the wilderness where he meets a series of characters who shape his life. Sean Penn wrote and directed the film.
The film is an adaptation of Jon Krakauer's non-fiction book of the same name and is based on the travels of Christopher McCandless. It earned Academy Award nominations for Best Editing and Best Supporting Actor (Hal Holbrook).