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

Directed by Gus Van Sant, who brought us notable movies like To Die ForMilk and The Sea of TreesDon’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot is based on a true story.  The movie follows Joaquin Phoenix, a Van Sant alumni, as he performs John Callahan lust for life with a quirky knack for off-color jokes and an obvious drinking problem. Beginning with an all-night bender and ending in a car accident. John wakes up to the reality of being confined to a wheelchair for the rest of his life.
Starring:
        Joaquin Phoenix
        Jonah Hill
        Rooney Mara
        Jack Black
Running time: 113 minutes, USA, English

This unwieldy but consistently enjoyable portrait of paraplegic local hero John Callahan is notable for its generosity of spirit and gentleness
— David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter
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