On the Road - Movie Synopsis & Plot
"On the Road" tells the provocative story of Sal Paradise (Sam Riley), a young writer whose life is shaken and ultimately redefined by the arrival of Dean Moriarty (Garrett Hedlund), a free-spirited, fearless, fast talking Westerner, and his girl, Marylou (Kristen Stewart). Together, Sal and Dean travel cross-country in a quest for freedom from the conformity and conservatism engulfing them, in search of the unknown, themselves, and the pursuit of “it” -- the pure essence of experience. Seeking unchartered terrain and the last American frontier, the duo encounter an eclectic mix of men and women -- Bull (Viggo Mortensen), Camille (Kirsten Dunst), Carlo (Tom Sturridge), Jane (Amy Adams), Terry (Alice Braga), and Galatéa (Elisabeth Moss) – each adding meaning to their desire for a new way of life.Twilight series officially behind her, Kristen Stewart seeks to make the world forget she ever was Bella, one of the most nauseating protagonists ever put to film. In her first post-Breaking Dawn role, Stewart plays a supporting character who is unafraid to get frisky, get naked and participate in threesomes. Unfortunately, the rest of On the Road isn't nearly as titillating.
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