1h 34min | Drama, Thriller, Adventure | Release Date: 28.01.2011
127 HOURS is the true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's (James Franco) remarkable adventure to save himself after a falling boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated slot canyon in Utah. Throughout his journey, Ralston recalls friends, lovers (Clémence Poésy), family, and the two hikers (Amber Tamblyn and Kate Mara) he met before his accident. Over the next five days Ralston battles the elements and his own demons to finally discover he has the courage and the wherewithal to extricate himself by any means necessary, descend a 65 foot wall and hike over eight miles before he is finally rescued. Told with a dynamic narrative structure, 127 HOURS is 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.
127 HOURS is the new film from Danny Boyle, the Academy Award® winning director of 2008's Best Picture, SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE. The screenplay was written by Danny Boyle & Simon Beaufoy (SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE) based on the book Between a Rock and a Hard Place by Aron Ralston. The cast, headed by James Franco, includes Amber Tamblyn, Kate Mara, Clémence Poésy, Kate Burton and Lizzy Caplan. Using visually inventive techniques to recreate the lead character’s full range of experience, the production utilized two primary cinematographers, Anthony Dod Mantle, B.S.C., D.F.F. (SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE) and Enrique Chediak (28 DAYS LATER).