Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it's a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.
José Luis García Pérez,
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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
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James Franco hid his textbooks in the crevices in the "canyon" set, to help keep his mind off of the claustrophobia factor of the teeny set, which he would be in for hours. See more »
Though the film takes place in 2003, modern-styled (2008) Mountain Dew and Pepsi cans can be seen during Aron's dream sequence when he attends the party. 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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The title "127 Hours" appears about 16 minutes into the film. See more »
The summary says it all. There is no arguing this mans determination, grit and human strength; I also have no doubt in my mind that this makes an amazing tale and book. However, there really is only so long you can spin out a guy falling down a hole and getting trapped and it isn't 90 minutes, not by a long shot. It becomes tedious, also you have no sense of love for this character,he comes across as a reckless fool, perhaps they should of built up his character more in the first half and then him have his accident?
So yeah, 1* for the amazing tale and the thing it could have been, -9* for the thing it isn't
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