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

Biography Comedy Drama


 

Drawn from John Callahan's autobiography, the story of his alcoholism, a car accident which renders him a quadriplegic and the subsequent discovery of his skill as a cartoonist.

"Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot" is a dark and emotionally moving movie about a man who sinks to the very darkest depths of oblivion and manages to crawl back to life. The film is, at its essence, about addiction and dependency and the twelve-step journey to recovery. An addict's tale is not warm or fluffy, and your heart will be deeply touched by the humanity and struggle of characters. No escaping.

Anne Murphy

MIFF 2018
113 mins