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

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1hr 53mins // directed by:Gus Van Sant // featuring:Joaquin Phoenix, Rooney Mara, Jonah Hill

Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara star in the new film from Gus Van Sant (Milk, Good Will Hunting).

After Portland slacker John Callahan (Joaquin Phoenix) nearly loses his life in a car accident, the last thing he intends to do is give up drinking. But when he reluctantly enters treatment – with encouragement from his girlfriend (Rooney Mara) and a charismatic sponsor (Jonah Hill) – Callahan discovers a gift for drawing edgy, irreverent newspaper cartoons that develop a national following and grant him a new lease on life. Based on a true story, this poignant, insightful and often funny drama about the healing power of art is adapted from Callahan’s autobiography and directed by two-time Oscar® nominee Gus Van Sant.

"Van Sant pays tribute to the restorative power of faith, discipline and perseverance, but he also resists the temptation to follow these themes into an overly pat or complacent groove." — Justin Chang, Los Angeles Times

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"A movie about that most essential thing in life: finding your people, even when you don't know who you are yourself." — Oliver Jones, New York Observer

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