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Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot

Monday, October 15, 2018 at 8:15pm
Yukon Arts Centre

John Callahan has a lust for life, a talent for off-color jokes, and a drinking problem. When an all-night bender ends in a catastrophic 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 an international 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 (R) nominee Gus Van Sant. Jack Black, Carrie Brownstein, Beth Ditto and Kim Gordon also star.

“Leave it to filmmaker Gus Van Sant to make a film about a hopeless drunk who becomes a quadriplegic into a story that’s funny, dark, sad, sweet and even sort of inspirational.” Bruce DeMara, Toronto Star

Mature content. Parental guidance recommended.

  • Directed by Gus Van Sant
  • 2018, USA
  • 113 minutes
  • Parental Guidance Advised
Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot

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