The teaser trailer for Danny Boyle’s 127 Hours has come online, his follow-up to Slumdog Millionaire.
The Film will screen at this year’s London Film
Festival and Toronto International Film Festival. It opens in limited release on November 5th. The movie tells of rock climber Aron Ralston (James Franco), and his harrowing ordeal when he was trapped in a Utah slot canyon, his arm pinned by a boulder. Ralston had to amputate his own arm after 5 days in order to survive. Boyle shot the movie in Utah, both in southern Utah locations and on a Salt Lake City soundstage.
Here’s the official synopsis for 127 Hours:
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.