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You can spot him reading a few different books: Family happiness (Leo Tolstoy) The Call of the Wild (Jack London) Doctor Zhivago (Boris Pasternak) and, of course, Tanaina plantlore, Dena'ina k'et'una (Priscilla Russell Kari) In the movie You can also see the entire book collection is carrying (at about minute 20), featuring: War and Peace (Leo ...


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(Caveat: no disrespect intended to the man or his family. All information below is personal opinion, and mostly about the artistic decisions of the movie makers.) You wrote: Q: “In the end when he is dying his last words are ‘Happiness is only real when shared.’" Not quite. He wrote that into some book (with “Moscow” and various Russian names in the ...


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I would say the focus of the ending of the movie should not be on Is it a mistake of the society or is it wrong to live a solitary life,rather on the fact what he actually said when dying i.e. "Happiness is only real, when shared". By this quote he meant, if you want to find happiness in life, you can't enjoy it alone. Share it with your friends and family ...


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This is what you're after: Into the Wild Visual Effects. It is an interview with Jay Cassidy, who served as Editor for the film. Quoting part of the article: From Close-up to Aerial in One Seamless Shot The final moving shot starts out on a close-up Hirsch’s face... in the bus then pulls back through the window and rises up over the bus and ...


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Was it a mistake to abandon society? ...and live a solitary life? No, I do not think so. Every individual needs at least one moment or period in life to become aware. To explore who you are and what you want. People find this in adolescence, many find it later, some find it never. The search is bound by a journey into whatever. Into partying, into ...


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The movie is based on the real life story of Christopher McCandless with the little exception of death by toxic substance because their is no toxic found in McCandless's body. On the other hand , The moral of the story is itself in the sentence "Happiness is only real when shared". Its not against living solitary life or life in a nature is bad. But to say ...


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Q: “What is the moral of the story?” From the reviews above, I can conclude that the lesson of the story is indeed subjective. It depends on your own perspective, on how you make of the things present in the story. As for me, I think the lesson is 'to follow your dream and enjoy the journey'. Because by doing so, you'll encounter people who'll help ...


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What is the moral of the story? I find it significant that everyone who reads the book or watches the movie has a hard time agreeing with anyone else on the most important lesson of the story. Perhaps the lasting message of Christopher J. McCandless is the importance of questioning what the purpose and best uses of life are. Undoubtedly the "correct" ...



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