|Walk the Line 2005 PG-13, 136 min.|
Genre: Drama / Musical / Romance
Director: James Mangold
Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Ginnifer Goodwin, Robert Patrick, Dallas Roberts, Dan John Miller, Larry Bagby, Shelby Lynn, Tyler Hilton, Waylon Payne, Shooter Jennings, Sandra Ellis Lafferty, Johnathan Rice, Dan Beene, Clay Steakley
His life, music, and rocky romance with June Carter (Reese Witherspoon) are the focus of this biography of country music legend Johnny Cash (Joaquin Phoenix). The story begins with Cash's early childhood in Arkansas during the Great Depression and then moves on to his time spent in the military, marriage to Vivian (Ginnifer Goodwin), and the beginning of his musical career. His marriage to Vivian fails as Cash's career rises, and he becomes addicted to drugs. On tour, he meets June Carter, she helps him overcome his drug addiction, and Cash proposes to June while performing at a show. Witherspoon won the Best Actress Academy Award, and four other nominations were received, including Best Actor (Phoenix).
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