How accurate is the movie 127 Hours?

Of the authenticity of 127 Hours, Ralston has said that the film is “so factually accurate it is as close to a documentary as you can get and still be a drama,” and he jokingly added that he thought it is “the best film ever made.”

Did Aron Ralston really record himself?

On the 26th of April, 2003, then-26-year-old climbing enthusiast Aron Ralston was involved in an accident in the Blue John Canyon in south-eastern Utah. On the fifth day, Ralston carved his name and predicted date of death into the wall, and recorded his last goodbyes to his family.

Why did Aron Ralston eat his contacts?

When Ralston decides to eat his contacts for whatever nutrients they may contain, you wish Boyle would have allowed us a view of Franco’s face, so we could have fully taken in the character’s sad desperation; instead, he bombards us with meaningless shots of Ralston’s bloodshot, dilated eyes.

Did Aron Ralston really drink his own urine?

Aron Ralston was climbing in Utah’s Blue John Canyon in late April 2003 when his arm became trapped beneath a fallen boulder. Pinned against the mountainside for five days, he survived by drinking his own urine and even videotaped a goodbye message for his family.

Can you drink urine through a LifeStraw?

LifeStraw filters do not remove dissolved salts and are not designed to be used to drink non-diluted urine. Because of this, we do not recommend drinking urine with the LifeStraw in even low amounts.

Is the movie 127 Hours a true story?

Aron Ralston, subject of the true story of 127 Hours poses for a portrait during the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival. After seeing the 2010 film 127 Hours, Aron Ralston called it “so factually accurate it is as close to a documentary as you can get and still be a drama,” adding that it was “the best film ever made.”

Who was Aron Ralston before the movie 127 Hours?

Before his infamous 2003 canyoneering accident and his true story was depicted in the Hollywood film 127 Hours, Aron Ralston was just an anonymous mechanical engineer from Denver with a passion for rock climbing.

Why did Danny Boyle want to make 127 Hours?

Danny Boyle had been wanting to make a film about Ralston’s ordeal for four years; he wrote a film treatment and Simon Beaufoy wrote the screenplay. Boyle describes 127 Hours as “an action movie with a guy who can’t move.”.