Continuity mistake: When Cheryl emerges from the store and begins talking to the club representative distributing flyers, the lemonade she is holding has the cap off in one shot, then on in the next. It switches hands and then disappears entirely. The flyer she holds also switches hands.

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Visible crew/equipment: In the close-up of the horses' eyeball, the cameraman and his camera are visible along with possibly Reese Witherspoon to his left. (01:00:35)

Factual error: At the start of the hike on the PCT she spends 10 days or so crossing the desert wearing only a tee shirt and shorts. At the end of 10 days she has no tan and there are no tan lines. Also, it appears she has no tan after walking for 80 days.


Other mistake: In the motel room after the lead character's one night stay, she is seen repacking her hiking and camping equipment which is splayed across two single made-up beds, one of which should have been slept in. (00:05:00)


Factual error: After hiking a thousand miles, she still has incredibly clean boot laces.

Factual error: In the close-up shots as she reaches her destination at the end of the trek you can see streaked highlights in her hair right back to the roots. If she had been trekking for three months they would have grown out quite a long way, given the lack of regular salons in the wilderness.


Continuity mistake: In the first stage of her walk she can't heat water because she has a red gas canister, and the instructions she reads say she needs a white canister. She then buys a white canister at the next store, happy she can then heat her food. But then she is seen cooking with the red canister, which supposedly doesn't work.

Continuity mistake: In the scene when she crosses the road in Washington or Oregon, her hair is pulled back behind her ears before she enters the road, loose and hanging in the middle of the road, and pulled back again on the other side.


Cheryl: She died a famous woman, denying her wounds, denying her wounds came from the same source as her power.

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Trivia: Laura Dern plays Bobbi, mother of Cheryl (Reese Witherspoon). In real life, Dern is only nine years older than Witherspoon.

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