After taking over the world with Slumdog Millionaire, director Danny Boyle is back, and this time he's showing us a real-life drama of a different kind in 127 Hours. James Franco plays real-life rock climber Aaron Ralston, who had to resort to desperate measures to survive when he became trapped under a boulder while hiking in the canyons of Utah in 2003.
Check out the newest trailer for the film below, followed by a full synopsis after the break. See all of our 127 Hours trailers in the gallery, as well as the film's poster in our 127 Hours pictures section! Remember, Every Second Counts on November 5th, 2010.
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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.