Programme 2018

Don’t Worry He Won’t Get Far On Foot

Director: Gus Van Sant

fiction

Section: World Cinema

Country: USA | Year: 2017

Language(s): English | Time: 113 mins

Synopsis

After Portland slacker John Callahan 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 and a charismatic sponsor — Callahan discovers a gift for drawing edgy, irreverent newspaper cartoons that develop a national following and grant him a new lease of life.

Director's Bio

Gus Van Sant is an American film director and screenwriter. His notable films include Milk (2008), Good Will Hunting (1997), To Die For (1995), Drugstore Cowboy (1989), My Own Private Idaho (1991), Elephant (2003), and Finding Forrester (2000). He lives in in Portland, Oregon.