Congratulations Highpointer Aron Ralston on the Academy Award nominations for Best Picture and Best Actor (for James Franco who portrays you) for “127 Hours” about your 2003 ordeal in Utah.
Following the ordeal Aron completed all 50 states in 2005.
127 Hours, a film by Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle, is scheduled to premiere Oct. 10 at the 54th BFI London Film Festival depicts Aron Ralston’s 2003 ordeal in Blue John Canyon near Moab, Utah, in which he freed himself by cutting his arm off.
The London premiere will be the last movie of the festival — the festival most prestigious position and where Slumdog premiered. James Franco is portraying Ralston.
Ralston was a club member at the time and went on to complete all 50 states.