Film review: ON THE ROAD, from Built For Speed

Through the adventures of would be writer Sal paradise and his crazed buddy Dean Moriarty, Jack Kerouac’s largely autobiographical 1957 novel On the Road attempted to articulate the restlessness of intellectually ambitious but disillusioned post-war American youth. The film adaptation by Walter Salles (Motorcycle Diaries) turns the story into a weird bromance as Sal (Sam Riley) and Dean (Garrett Hedlund)

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