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A Walk in the Woods

by Ken Kwapis Gala Premieres

Fed up with nothing but funerals and illness, and much to the dismay of his wife, the 70-year-old travel writer Bill Bryson wants to know what it’s like to hike the spectacular 2000 kilometre-long Appalachian Trail. His search for a travel companion is fruitless, until, completely out of the blue, his former childhood buddy Stephen Katz gets in touch. The venture is a bit of a gamble for an overweight recovering alcoholic (with a bottle of whiskey in his backpack). Nevertheless, the dissimilar duo set off on their adventure. With a subtle sense of humour and a pinch of self-irony, A WALK IN THE WOODS tells the tale of two aging men who give each other the strength they need to carry on.


  • Genre: Comedy
  • Country, Year: USA, 2015
  • Runtime: 104 Min
  • Languages: English
  • Subtitles: German, French
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  • Director: Ken Kwapis
  • Cast: Robert Redford, Nick Nolte, Emma Thompson, Nick Offerman, Kristen Shaal, Mary Steenburgen
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  • Screenplay: Rick Kerb, Bill Holderman
  • Cinematography: John Bailey
  • Editors: Carol Littleton, Julie Garces
  • Music: Nathan Larson
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  • Producers: Robert Redford, Bill Holderman, Chip Diggins
  • Executive Producers: Jeremiah Samuels, Jake Eberts, Jay Stern, Russell Levine, Lee Jae Woo
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  • Production Companies: Route One Entertainment, Wildwood Enterprises
  • World Sales: Im Global
  • Swiss Distribution: Elite Film AG
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