|Writer||Danny Boyle, Simon Beaufoy|
|83rd Academy Awards|
127 Hours is a 2010 biographical survival drama co-written, produced and directed by Danny Boyle. The film stars James Franco as mountain climber Aron Ralston, who became trapped by a boulder in Robbers Roost, Utah in April 2003. The film was nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Actor for Franco.
- Best Actor — James Franco
- Best Adapted Screenplay — Danny Boyle, Simon Beaufoy
- Best Film Editing — Jon Harris
- Best Original Score — A.R. Rahman
- Best Original Song — "If I Rise" by A.R. Rahman, Dido, Rollo Armstrong
- Best Picture — Christian Colson, Danny Boyle, John Smithson
"127 Hours" is the true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's (James Franco) remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah.
Over the next five days Ralston examines his life and survives the elements to finally discover he has the courage and the wherewithal to extricate himself by any means necessary, scale a 65 foot wall and hike over eight miles before he is finally rescued. Throughout his journey, Ralston recalls friends, lovers (Clemence Poesy), family, and the two hikers (Amber Tamblyn and Kate Mara) he met before his accident. Will they be the last two people he ever had the chance to meet?