On the Road

On the Road : The Official Movie Companion

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Jack Kerouac's seminal novel "On the Road" is now a major motion picture starring Kristen Stewart, Sam Riley, Garrett Hedlund, Kirsten Dunst, Amy Adams, and Viggo Mortensen."
"Decades in the making, Jack Kerouac's classic novel of freedom and longing on the open road finally comes to the big screen for the very first time. Collecting a wealth of exclusive interviews and archival material, the "On the Road Official Movie Companion" explores the lasting influence Jack Kerouac and the Beats left on American culture, and offers a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the making of one of the most eagerly awaited films of 2012. Assembled for the very first time in one book, the On the Road Official Movie Companion features: Exclusive photos from the set of On the Road.Screenplay excerpts with hand notes by the director, Walter Salles.Exclusive interviews with the cast of the film, including Kristen Stewart, Garrett Hedlund, Viggo Mortensen, and Sam Riley.Concept art and sketches for the film.Unseen archives and exclusive manuscripts from Jack KerouacInterviews with the last remaining BeatsMaps, timelines, bibliographies, essays, and other reading toolsFeatures interviews with director Walter Salles, screenwriter Jose Rivera, stars Kristen Stewart, Kirsten Dunst, Garret Hudlund, Sam Riley, Tom Sturridge, and Viggo Mortensen, producer Francis Ford Coppola, writer Barry Gifford, Al Hinkle, Carolyn Cassady, and more.
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  • Paperback | 242 pages
  • 231.14 x 299.72 x 20.32mm | 952.54g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • The Penguin Press
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations, colour illustrations, maps
  • 014312384X
  • 9780143123842
  • 1,755,380

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