What's the Difference between Into the Wild the Book and Into the Wild the Movie?

Drama

Into the Wild

39%
Released: 1996
Author: Jon Krakauer

Into the Wild

61%
Released: 2007
Director: Sean Penn
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In the Book In the Movie
Chris McCandless
Chris McCandless
Portrayed by: Emile Hersch
Jan Burres
Jan Burres
Portrayed by: Katherine Keener
Wayne Esterberg
Wayne Esterberg
Portrayed by: Vince Vaugn
Ron Franz
Ron Franz
Portrayed by: Hal Holbrook
Jim Gallien
Jim Gallien
Portrayed by: Jim Galliem
Into the Wild Book vs Movie
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In the Book In the Movie
   The book is told through a variety of mediums - journal, interview etc. Little however, from the sister. The movie is narrated by the sister. All Chris's perspective.
   The author of the book actually gives his personal opions on the man he has never met and includes stories of his own adventure. The story sticks to Chris.
   The book goes into details which Chris would not have known - for example, why the bus was there and that Chris's abandoned car was eventually used in undercover drug operations. Sticks to what happened with Chris.
   The book goes into detail of Chris's childhood, highlighting events that show him as questioning society. Starts with college graduation.
   Tracy is barely mentioned - she is just a girl that has a crush. Expended including attempted seduction.
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The two people he meet after rafting are from Denmark
10 Dec 2014 Anonymous
I don't think the book portrayed Chris as darkly he was still a hero, some people I know came up with him being a guardian angle sending other people on their path to what they were suppose to do. Chris didn't seem dark to me either. He was kind and polite not mean and cruel as dark would suggest. But that's just my opinion take it as you will.
07 Dec 2014 Anonymous
i cant seem to find out how to shut my iphone 5s off any help???
02 Dec 2014 Anonymous
nigga get lit
02 Dec 2014 Anonymous
I actually enjoyed the film and the book so fuck all of you pussies
02 Dec 2014 Anonymous
fuck chris mccandless
18 Nov 2014 Anonymous
in the book chris works at Mcdonalds not Burger King, its in the movie he works at burger king
06 Oct 2014 Anonymous
buttholes
02 Oct 2014 Anonymous
ballsack
01 Oct 2014 Anonymous
yeeeeeee
12 Sep 2014 Anonymous


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