First Trailer for On the Road Revealed

On the Road - Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Stewart

On the Road posterThe highly anticipated adaptation of Jack Kerouac’s acclaimed novel On the Road now has a trailer thanks to the film’s official Facebook page. Directed by Walter Salles, the film stars Garrett Hedlund, Sam Riley, Kristen Stewart, Amy Adams, Tom Sturridge, Alice Braga, Elizabeth Moss, Danny Morgan, Kirsten Dunst and Viggo Mortensen.

After the death of his father, Sal Paradise, an aspiring New York writer, meets Dean Moriarty, a wild and infectiously charismatic ex-con. They hit it off immediately. Determined to avoid the pitfalls of a narrow, prescribed life, Sal hits the road, joining Dean on what evolves into a life-changing physical and emotional odyssey. Thirsting for freedom, they discover the world, the ecstasy of experience, the connectedness of humanity and ultimately themselves.

On the Road is released on 4 October 2012 in Australia from Icon.