Utah climber bio film at festival

London, England August 14, 2010

Organizers said Friday that "127 Hours" would wrap up the festival on Oct. 28. It is directed by Danny Boyle, whose last film was the Academy Award-winning "Slumdog Millionaire."

The movie stars James Franco as Aron Ralston, the climber who escaped after five days in a Utah canyon in 2003 by amputating his right arm with a dull blade after it became trapped by a boulder.

The film is scripted by Simon Beaufoy, who also wrote "Slumdog Millionaire."

The 54th London Film Festival opens Oct. 13 with "Never Let Me Go."

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