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On the Road (2012) Movie Information

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Walter Salles


Garrett Hedlund
Kristen Stewart
Sam Riley
Kirsten Dunst
Amy Adams
Viggo Mortensen





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Based on the book by Jack Kerouac, follows the exploits of Sal Paradise and Dean Moriarty and they take a cross-country road trip searching for "It" in a story that defines the beat generation. -- Chris Kavan

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classic book, but not a classic movie

The young writer Sal (sam Riley) has no idea to write about. One day he meets the free-spirited Dean(Garrettt Hedlund) with is girlfriend/wife/ex-wife Marylou (Kristen Stewart) and his life begins to change...
The movie is based on the book by Jack Kerouac and it is quite similar to it. The actors, on the whole are doing a good job, but they all look a little bit "weird" in their role. The script had a lot of holes, an unnecessary flashback. And the dialog was very bad, it sounded so "unhuman". The Director Walter Salles did a quite bad job, the camera was sometimes to close and then to far, so it was confusing. The cinematography also was bad, so were the costumes they didn't look like they were in the thirties. The music was not noteworthy.
On the whole I was disappointed by the mov...

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