The first trailer Danny Boyle’s (Slimdog Millionaire) “127 Hours” is officially out and it has taken the Internet by storm. Based on a true story, “127 Hours” stars James Francisco as Aron Ralston, a mountaineer who famously amputated his own arm to free himself after being trapped from a boulder that pinned him for five days.
Like most Boyle films, the trailer looks absolutely stunning and the fact that this was based off a true story makes it even more enticing.
“127 Hours” will hit theaters November 5th, 2010. If you want to know more about Ralston’s story, head on over to his wiki now.
Here’s the official synopsis:
127 HOURS is the new film from Danny Boyle, the Academy Award winning director of last year’s Best Picture, SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE. 127 HOURS is the true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston’s (James Franco) remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah. Over the next five days Ralston examines his life and survives the elements to finally discover he has the courage and the wherewithal to extricate himself by any means necessary, scale a 65 foot wall and hike over eight miles before he is finally rescued. Throughout his journey, Ralston recalls friends, lovers (Clemence Poesy), family, and the two hikers (Amber Tamblyn and Kate Mara) he met before his accident. Will they be the last two people he ever had the chance to meet? A visceral thrilling story that will take an audience on a never before experienced journey and prove what we can do when we choose life.