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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. 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. Throughout his journey, Ralston recalls friends, lovers, family, and the two hikers he met before his accident. Will they be the last two people he ever had the chance to meet? Written by
Fox Searchlight Pictures
During one of the time-lapse sequences of the desert, a person becomes visible for a very short time. They appear in about 5 spots on the screen, only for about one frame. See more »
Hey. Aron here. Leave a message.
Hey Aron. Sonja here, again. I know that you're probably gonna be away this weekend. But listen, just think about we we're gonna play. Please. 'Cause we have to decide, and we really... We need to practice, okay? Anyway, it will be fun. I promise. And oh, please call mom. Please. 'Cause she worries, which you know already. Okay. Later, A., goodbye.
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Captions appear just before the end credits: "Aron's premonition came true. He met his wife Jessica three years later. Their son, Leo, was born in February 2010. Aron continues to be a climber and canyoneer. 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. The couch has colors suggesting the hues of the canyon Aron was trapped in. Aron slowly smiles, and then breaks into a grin. See more »
Sometimes you see a film that really makes a impact on you...
For me '127 Hours' is that film.
I was drawn in by James Franco's portrayal of Aron Ralston, and wasn't disappointed at any point, his free spirit connects you with his character, causing you to experience his emotional and mental struggle later on.
Visually appealing, Danny Boyle uses some great techniques and shots to move the story on. Personally nothing feels forced or wrong, and the effects are believable and realistic.
As like most great films the perfect soundtrack accompanies it. The music adds a greater depth to this film, really showing how much care has gone into it.
This film is an experience and one that everybody should take. I dare you not to be moved by the time the credits roll.
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