- Christopher McCandless (Played by Emile Hirsch)
Into the Wild
Directed by: Sean Penn
Written by: Sean Penn and Jon Krakauer (book)
Featuring: Emile Hirsch, Vince Vaughn and Catherine Keener
Plot: After graduating from Emory University, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless abandons his possessions, gives his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhikes to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life.