Walk the Line

The true story of the legendary country music icon Johnny Cash and his rise to fame. As a child Johnny was known as J.R, he loved music but grew up under a tough roof with an aggressive father. After a few years Johnny leaves his hometown Arkansas to join the air force in Germany where he buys his first guitar and begins writing music. Johnny marries Vivian and settles in Tennessee with a daughter, he became a salesman but his passion still lied with music so he started a band and auditioned at the local recording studio and was immediately accepted. Over the following months Johnny’s fame grew though the bands first record and they got a gig on tour with the already famous June Carter. Over the months and years the bands tours keeps coming and Johnny starts falling in love with June while his home life isn’t going so well. June doesn’t like the person Johnny has become, being dependent on drugs and alcohol has changed him but Johnny wont accept no for an answer, over the years they grow apart but eventually they returns for more tours and maybe this time it will work between them.

Director: James Mangold

Actors: Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Ginnifer Goodwin, Robert Patrick, Dallas Roberts, Dan John Miller

Year: 2005

Length: 136 Minutes

Classification: M15+ Drug use, Moderate themes, Infrequent coarse language

Rating:★★★★☆

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