A Walk in the Woods

Ken Kwapis (He’s Just Not That Into You) takes the reins of this adaptation of author Bill Bryson’s book about returning to the United States after two decades in England and deciding to reconnect by hiking the Appalachian Trail with an old friend

click to enlarge Nick Nolte and Robert Redford in 'A Walk in the Woods'
Nick Nolte and Robert Redford in 'A Walk in the Woods'

Ken Kwapis (He’s Just Not That Into You) takes the reins of this adaptation of author Bill Bryson’s book about returning to the United States after two decades in England and deciding to reconnect by hiking the Appalachian Trail with an old friend (Nick Nolte). Robert Redford plays Bryson, with an eclectic cast — Emma Thompson, Mary Steenburgen, Nick Offerman and Kristen Schaal — around to spotlight the comedic elements inherent in Bryson’s celebrated travel writing. (Now open at Esquire Theatre) (R) Not screened in time for review