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Entertainment

Directed by Rick Alverson

  • USA 2015; 104 min
  • Original version: English
  • Genre: Drama
    • "Environment is quality of life" Prize - FF Locarno

Synopsis

An aging comedian tours the Californian desert. He is lost in a cycle of third-rate venues and tries in vain to reach his estranged daughter. By day, he slogs through the barren landscape, inadvertently alienating every acquaintance. At night, he seeks solace in the animation of his onstage persona. Fueled by the promise of a lucrative Hollywood engagement and the possibility of rekindling a relationship with his daughter, he trudges through a series of increasingly surreal and volatile encounters.

Production

  • NOMADIC INDEPENDENCE

    Ryan Zacarias