Into the Wild: Losing Yourself in the Great Outdoors

Review of Into the Wild, Directed by Sean PennChristopher McCandless wandered into the Alaskan wilderness in the spring of 1992 to live off the land, commune with nature, and find himself.  One hundred and thirteen days later he was dead of starvation.  His true story was told in Outside magazine (here) and The New Yorker in 1993, a book titled Into the Wild in 1996, and film of the same name in 2007.McCandless was well-read, idealistic, and and spiritually sensitive. Some people see … [Read more...]