Stand by Me

After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.

Year / length: 1986/89’
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Director: Rob Reiner
Actors: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman
Language: English
Subtitles: Greek

Storyline

It’s the summer of 1959 in Castlerock, Oregon and four 12 year-old boys – Gordie, Chris, Teddy and Vern – are fast friends. After learning of the general location of the body of a local boy who has been missing for several days, they set off into woods to see it. Along the way, they learn about themselves, the meaning of friendship and the need to stand up for what is right.