, director Jean-Marc Vallee
(Dallas Buyers Club),
(Walk the Line)
and Academy Award-nominated
screenwriter Nick Hornby
bring bestselling author
Cheryl Strayed’s extraordinary adventure to the
screen. After years of reckless behavior, a heroin addiction and the
destruction of her marriage, Strayed makes a rash decision. Haunted by
memories of her mother Bobbi (Academy Award nominee Laura Dern) and with
absolutely no experience, she sets out to hike more than a thousand
miles on the Pacific Crest Trail all on her own.
reveals her terrors and pleasures—as she forges ahead on a journey that
maddens, strengthens, and ultimately heals her.