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

Release Date: July 13th, 2018

DVD Release Date: October 9th, 2018

R |1 hr 53 min

Plot Summary

After nearly dying in a car accident, the last thing Oregon slacker John Callahan intends to do is give up alcohol. Encouraged by his girlfriend and a charismatic sponsor, Callahan reluctantly enters a treatment program and discovers that he has a knack for drawing. The budding artist soon finds himself with a new lease on life when his edgy and irreverent newspaper cartoons gain a national and devoted following.

Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Jonah Hill, Rooney Mara, Jack Black, Carrie Brownstein, Beth Ditto, Kim Gordon, Udo Kier

Director: Gus Van Sant

Genres: Comedy drama , Biography

Production Co: Anonymous Content, Iconoclast, Big Indie Pictures

Keywords: Intense , Emotional , Temptation , Witty , Friend , Fall , Transformation , Girlfriend , House , Inspiring , 1980s , 1970s , Love , Relationships ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    In a terrific performance that encompasses countless attitudinal, emotional and physical shifts, Joaquin Phoenix eases into the lead role with equal parts raw pain, ironic humor and eventual mellow acceptance. show more

  • 50
    Tomris LafflyFilm Journal International

    Despite committed performances across the board, I left the film craving a deeper, more conventionally attentive character study. show more

  • 80
    Tim GriersonScreen International

    The movie radiates considerable compassion, sensitively addressing issues including addiction, recovery and forgiveness. Joaquin Phoenix’s raw, wiry performance never strives for greatness, which only makes it all the more affecting. show more

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