127 Hours

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R (for language and some disturbing violent content/bloody images)
Running time:
95 minutes

"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 isolate canyon in Utah. 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 is finally rescued. Throughout his journey, Ralston recalls friends, lovers, family, and the last two people he ever had the chance to meet? A visceral thrilling story that will take an audience on a never before experienced journey and prove what we can do when we choose life.

Release date:
November 5, 2010
Quick review:
Danny Boyle’s blunt, mythic and gut-wrenching account of Aron Ralston (James Franco), the outdoorsman whose right hand and forearm are pinned to a canyon wall by a falling boulder, and his Sisysphusean struggle to survive. Not for the squeamish.