On the Road (2012)

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Amy Adams as: Jane
Directed by: Walter Salles
Written by: Jack Kerouac (book), Jose Rivera (screenplay)
Selected Cast: Garrett Hedlund, Sam Riley, Kristen Stewart, Alice Braga, Viggo Mortensen
Release Date: December 07, 2011
Genre: Adventure, Drama
MPAA Rating: n/a

Dean and Sal are the portrait of the Beat Generation living in the here and now during the Fifties. Their search for “It” results in a fast paced, energetic roller coaster ride with highs and lows throughout the U.S.

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Amy’s Role

Adams plays Jane, the drug-addicted wife of Old Bull Lee (Viggo Mortensen), a character said to be based on author William S. Burroughs.

“The character I played required me to be in such a haze, my experience is very tactile — very damp and very hot. I was so in that character.”

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Trivia & Facts

• ‘On the Road’ is a film adaptation of the Jack Kerouac novel of the same name.

• The story is based on the years Kerouac spent traveling America in the 1940’s with his friend Neal Cassady and several other figures who would go on to fame in their own right, including William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg.

• Filming began on August 4, 2010, in Montreal, Canada, with a $25 million budget.


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