On the Road is a 2012 film adaptation of the Jack Kerouac novel of the same name.
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Plot:Just after his father’s death, Sal Paradise, an aspiring New York writer, meets Dean Moriarty, a devastatingly charming ex-con, married to the very liberated and seductive Marylou. Sal and Dean bond instantly. Determined not to get locked in to a constricted life, the two friends cut their ties and take to the road with Marylou. Thirsting for liberty, the three young people head off in search of the world, of other encounters, and of themselves.
Directed by Walter Salles
Produced by Rebecca Yeldham, Nathanael Karmitz, Charles Gillibert
Screenplay by Jose Rivera
Based on On the Road by Jack Kerouac
Starring Sam Riley, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Stewart, Kirsten Dunst, Viggo Mortensen, Amy Adams
Music by Gustavo Santaolalla
Cinematography by Éric Gautier
Studio American Zoetrope, MK2, Film4
Distributed by Focus Features(USA), Lionsgate/Film4 (UK), MK2 (France)
Release date(s) 2012
Country France, United Kingdom, United States
Budget $25 million