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

Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot
  • 2018
  • France / US
  • 1h 54min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Gus Van Sant
  • Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Jonah Hill, Rooney Mara
  • UK release: 26 October 2018

The true story of John Callahan (Phoenix), confined to a wheelchair since a 1972 car crash; his AA sponsor Donnie (Hill) encourages him to channel his talents into cartooning. Phoenix is as committed as ever and Hill is striking, but despite comic moments and a general effort to avoid sentimentality, it’s conventional and predictable.

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

22 Oct 20183 stars

Gus Van Sant brings an unsubtle approach to the story of real-life quadriplegic alcoholic John Callahan

Director Gus Van Sant has a tendency to make movies that feel like therapy sessions. At some level Good Will Hunting, Finding Forrester or Sea Of Trees are all about characters on a journey from pain and suffering to healing and forgiveness. Adapted…

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