"On the Road," directed by Walter Salles, is an adaptation of Jack Kerouac's iconic novel of the same name. The film follows the journey of Sal Paradise (Sam Riley) and his free-spirited friend Dean Moriarty (Garrett Hedlund) as they embark on a cross-country road trip across America in the late 1940s. The film captures the essence of the Beat Generation, exploring themes of freedom, rebellion, and the pursuit of the American Dream.