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On the Road: The Official Movie Companion

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ISBN 9780143123842 | 240 pages | 17 Oct 2012 | Penguin | 8.26 x 5.23in | 18 - AND UP
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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 Kerouac
  • Interviews with the last remaining Beats
  • Maps, timelines, bibliographies, essays, and other reading tools
Features interviews with director Walter Salles, screenwriter José 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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