127 HOURS is the new film from Danny Boyle, the Academy Award winning director of 2008’s Best Picture, SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE. It 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.
The film, based on Ralston’s autobiography Between a Rock and a Hard Place. Aron Ralston became famous in May 2003, when he had to amputate his lower right arm with a dull knife in order to free himself after his arm became trapped by a boulder. Before he struggled for 5 days trying to escape. he ran out of water and he did not have a mobile phone. Last few days he survived on his own urine and he recorded a good bye message using his cam coder to his family.
After five days of trying to lift the boulder, dehydrated and delusional Aron decided to amputate his arm. He had to use a blunt knife and he never revealed the manufacturer of tool. Aron still continues climbing and he is also a high demand public speaker with frequent appearances in Media.
The film has completed it is shooting and recently it was screened at both the Telluride Film Festival and the Toronto International Film Festival. The movie received standing ovations and Some members of the audience in Toronto fainted without injury due to the realistic amputation scenes.
Following is the trailer of this 2010, biographical film directed by Danny Boyle.
Film Cast :
James Franco as Aron Ralston
Amber Tamblyn as Megan McBride, one of two hikers Ralston met before the accident.
Katy Mara as Kristi Moore, one of two hikers Ralston met before the accident.
Clemence Poesy as Rana, Ralston’s lover.
Lizzy Caplan as Sonja, Ralston’s sister
Treat Williams as Ralston’s father
Kate Burton as Ralston’s mother
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Aron Ralston describe how he amputate his arm;
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