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Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot

Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot
Score: 5.4 / 10
Released: July 20, 2018
Director: Gus Van Sant
Producer: Charles-Marie Anthonioz, Mourad Belkeddar, Nicolas Lhermitte, Steve Golin
Studio: Elevation Films
Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Jonah Hill, Rooney Mara, Jack Black
Genre: Drama
Length: 113 minutes

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Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot Synopsis

After a day of drinking, alcoholic John Callahan (Joaquin Phoenix) got in his own car, driving by a man with whom he'd been bar hopping. The car smashed into a utility pole at 90 miles an hour, almost killing John. He came out of it alive, but a quadriplegic. 

As John struggles to give up drinking, his support system includes his girlfriend (Rooney Mara) and his zany Alcoholics Anonymous sponsor, Donnie (Jonah Hill). Unable to move, John decides to become a cartoonist after extensive therapy allows him to hold a pen in his right hand. He discovers he has surprising talent, drawing macabre illustrations of everyday life.

Based on the true story of cartoonist John Callahan, and his memoir, Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot.


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