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The Call of the Wild

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Running Time: 115 mins.
Genre: Documentary, Historical, Nature

Leonard Knight
Ron Lamothe
Ron Lamothe

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Retraces the travels of Chris McCandless, a 24-year-old "aesthetic voyager" who starved to death in the Alaska wilderness in 1992. Over the course of his journey, through thirty U.S. states, two Canadian provinces and Mexico, filmmaker Ron Lamothe encounters an entire cast of McCandless-inspired characters--some who knew Chris, some who didn't, some who respect him, others who disparage him, all of whom become part of a larger non-fiction mosaic. In Alaska, following in McCandless's footsteps all the way to the abandoned bus where he died, the film uncovers never-before-seen evidence that sheds new light on the case, and directly contradicts both best-selling author Jon Krakauer's ("Into the... Full Summary >>