Film: The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty
"To see the world, things dangerous to come to, to see behind walls, draw closer, to find each other and to feel. That is the purpose of life."The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
is a film that was released on Christmas Day, 2013. Directed by and starring Ben Stiller
, it tells the story of Walter Mitty, a simple man with an overactive imagination working at Life Magazine during a transition from print media to online media. He is tasked with prepping a certain picture to use for the cover of the last printed issue of the magazine, but in order to do so, he must hunt down the photographer, following eccentric clues while realizing how real life can be stranger than fiction.
The film is loosely inspired by
the short story of the same name, written by James Thurber
in 1939 and previously adapted (just as loosely) as a 1947 film starring Danny Kaye
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