One of the most polarizing films playing at Telluride this year was Into the Wild. Even as we feel anger at Chris for hurting his family, or frustration at his choices, or fear for what will happen to him, a part of us has to admire his courage in taking a leap that most of us would never be able to take.
Screen Daily -Into the Wild Review
Sean Penn’s fourth feature as a director is as exhilarating as it is unwieldy, a sprawling hymn to nature, humanity and personal freedom which firmly establishes the much-feted actor as a film-maker of vision.
The Canadian Press: Into the Wild
Into the Wild movie debut draws packed house outside Fairbanks