Into the Wild is a 2007 American biographical drama survival film written and directed by Sean Penn. It is an adaptation of the 1996 non-fiction book of the same name by Jon Krakauer based on the travels of Christopher McCandless across North America and his life spent in the Alaskan wilderness in the early 1990s.
After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.
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1__if you liked this movie you will certainly like to read "Walden" by Henry David Thoureau and "Leaves of grass" by Walt Witman
2__If you want to know about this lifestyle follow this link about the experience of Mark Boyle with the "Moneyless Manifesto":