Walk The LineWhile growing up in the Great Depression era, Johnny Cash takes an interest in music and eventually moves out of his Arkansas town to join the air force in Germany. While there, he buys his first guitar and writes his own music, and proposes to Vivian. When they got married, they settled in Tennessee and with a daughter, he supported the family by being a salesman. He discovers a man who can pursue his dreams and ends up getting a record with the boys. Shortly after that, he was on a short tour, promoting his songs, and meets the already famous and beautiful June Carter. Then as they get on the long-term tours with June, the boys, and Jerry Lee Lewis, they have this unspoken relationship that grows. But when June leaves the tour because of his behavior, he was a drug addict. His marriage was also falling apart, and when he sees June years later at an awards show, he forces June to tour with them again, promising June to support her two kids and herself. While the tour goes on, the relationship between June and John grow more,and his marriage to his first wife ends. June finds out about the drugs, and help him overcome it. True love and care helped John eventually stop the drug usage, and finally proposes to her in front of an audience at a show.Keywords:
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Directors of "Walk The Line"James MangoldBirthdate: 16 December 1963, New York City, New York, USA
Creators of "Walk The Line"Johnny CashBirthdate: 26 February 1932, Kingsland, Arkansas, USA
Critic Reviews of "Walk The Line"New York Daily NewsDecember 06, 2005
Mangold was wisely generous with the amount of musical performance he included in the film, and the later scenes -- showing Cash and Carter as partners -- are so well shot and edited, they defy you to sit still.Salon.comNovember 18, 2005
If Walk the Line isn't the full story of Johnny Cash, it's at least a crucial corner of it, a way of coaxing a legend down to a human scale, without shrinking that legend away to nothingness.Miami HeraldNovember 18, 2005
Phoenix is terrific in Walk the Line - - the actor's taciturn, brooding persona dovetails beautifully with the role - - but it's his scenes opposite Witherspoon that give the movie its real spark.USA TodayNovember 18, 2005
A Johnny Cash biopic equally packed with music and frustrated love, Walk the Line goes from compelling to enthralling.TIME MagazineNovember 18, 2005
[Director] James Mangold's mostly excellent Walk the Line is designed as a Christian epic.Film Comment MagazineNovember 19, 2013
It's a tidy Hollywood arc imposed on a messy real life, but it gets the job done.Old School ReviewsJuly 02, 2013
the acting compensates for the weaknesses in the script7M PicturesJuly 31, 2012
What made this film work, and what ultimately won it most of its acclaim, were the performances of the actors.CinePassionSeptember 01, 2009
Reverently reductiveCinema CrazedApril 29, 2009
A fun, well acted, and well directed piece of filmmaking...Washington TimesMarch 22, 2008
Walk the Line isn't as great a biopic as Ray, but it's still a fine tribute to the Man in Black and his muse.
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