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Plenty Of New, Vibrant, Sun-Kissed Images From Walter Salles' 'On The Road'

by Simon Dang
May 20, 2012 9:17 AM
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It feels like we've been tracking Walter Salles' adaptation of Jack Kerouac's seminal Beat Generation work, "On The Road," for years now, but come this Wednesday we'll finally have word on how the Brazilian director has fared with the cult favorite. Everything we've seen so far has been highly promising, a notion personified by the young but talented cast led by the duo of Sam Riley and Garrett Hedlund.

We now have a boatload of new, vibrant, sun-kissed images from the film, some of which highlight characters who have not been featured as prominently in the promotion so far, including Kirsten Dunst, Terrence Howard and Amy Adams, along with the usual suspects and Kristen Stewart. Let's not forget that Viggo Mortensen, Alice Braga, Elizabeth Moss, Tom Sturridge, Danny Morgan and Steve Buscemi are also a part of this thing, and that Salles is again collaborating with his 'Motorcycle Diaries' team of scribe Jose Rivera, composer Gustavo Santaolalla and DoP Eric Gautier.

After Cannes, the film is likely to go on a festival run (it's already been scheduled to screen at the Sydney Film Festival next month) before a theatrical release this fall through IFC Films & Sundance Selects, who picked it up earlier this month.

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"On the Road"
"On the Road"
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More images on page 2.

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  • Kerouac fan | May 21, 2012 5:58 AMReply

    How come only one smiling face? You trying to reflect reality or something? Seriously though what a great day Wednesday's going to be - Kerouac week at Cannes!!! Al at "Beat_Happening" site.

  • hyena | May 20, 2012 12:17 PMReply

    God, K. Stewart is so much better than ice cream.

  • Jacob | May 20, 2012 12:15 PMReply

    Salles went nuts with Instagram.

  • Arch | May 20, 2012 1:54 PM

    Damn... you just stole my line !! I completely agree obviously (although the producer are more likely to blame).

  • Lord | May 20, 2012 11:20 AMReply

    I see Stewart's open mouth is the centre again. Is she capable of showing any emotion?

  • hg | May 20, 2012 5:14 PM

    oh please just off the swath trailers it has shown her

    Scared - when she is imprisoned
    angry - when she is about to take on the queen
    determined - during her braveheart like speech
    happy - in the company of the dwarves

    stop with this one expression comment

  • oogle monster | May 20, 2012 11:16 AMReply

    The fifth picture of K. Stew is the reason everyone gives her shit... that is her go-to sexy expression in EVERY film.

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