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Jackson Sawa | August 23, 2018 9:53 pm

Walk The Line Showed A New Side Of Johnny Cash

Twentieth Century Fox
Twentieth Century Fox

Walk the Line is a biographical film about the life of country music singer Johnny Cash. For the most part, the film is based on two autobiographies written by Cash – Man in Black: His Own Story and His Own Words and Cash: The Autobiography. Starring Joaquin Phoenix, the story follows the various stages of Cash’s life beginning at his early success in music and his romance with June Carter, along with his internal and familial struggles.

The film was previewed at the Telluride Film Festival in 2005 and went on to be nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Actor and Best Actress by Reese Witherspoon. In total, the film made over $186 million worldwide.