WHO’S IN IT?

Robert Redford (Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid), Nick Nolte (Warrior), Kristen Schaal (Flight of the Conchords), Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation), Mary Steenburgen (Philadelphia), Emma Thompson (Saving Mr. Banks), Hayley Lovitt (Ant-Man), Sandra Ellis Lafferty (The Hunger Games), Linds Edwards (Homefront), R. Keith Harris (Big Fish), Valerie Payton (Magic Mike XXL), Alex Van (Ray), Susan McPhail (Glorious Mail)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Ken Kwapis (The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants), director; Bill Holderman (film debut), writer, producer; Rick Kerb (film debut), writer; Chip Diggins (Love & Honor) and Robert Redford (Lions for Lambs), producers; Nathan Larson (The Skeleton Twins), composer; John Bailey (Groundhog Day), cinematographer; Julie Garces (Life of a King) and Carol Littleton (E.T the Extra Terrestrial), editors

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Bill Bryson (Redford), a celebrated travel writer, decides to challenge himself on the brink of retirement by hiking the Appalachian Trail, a 2,200-mile of unspoiled American countryside that runs from Georgia to Maine. He is encouraged to have a travelling companion, and finds one in his old friend Katz (Nolte), a down-on-his-luck philanderer – however, while Bill seeks peace and tranquillity on his trek, Katz sees an opportunity for one last true adventure before it’s too late…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Two veteran actors are brought together to go hiking across several miles of gorgeous American landscape, and come across some intriguing and life-affirming situations that embrace the great outdoors.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER 2015