Kerouac's On The Road makes 'long journey' to film
2 October 2012 Last updated at 10:52 BST
More than half a century after its publication, Jack Kerouac's classic novel On The Road has been made into a film.
The book came to define the post-war Beat generation of poets and artists.
Directed by Brazilian film-maker Walter Salles, the movie stars Kristen Stewart and British actor Sam Riley.
The BBC's Emma Jones reports.