PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, Music
A Los Angeles journalist befriends a homeless Juilliard-trained musician, while looking for a new article for the paper.
The film makers shot on "skid row" in Los Angeles, which is known for being home to one of the largest stable populations of transient persons (homeless) in the United States.
Buen dia, muchachos.
Steve Lopez: "Points West" by Steve Lopez. A construction worker in Griffith Park heard the
Steve Lopez: Hey!
Steve Lopez: He saw a cyclist cartwheel off his bike and slam face-first into the unforgiving asphalt of Riverside Drive.
Lopez is seen standing trying to open the drink that was offered by Nathaniel. You then see Lopez leaning against the wall with the can held close to Lopez's body as the camera quickly cuts away between shots.
At the end of the credits, the music concludes with the sound of a cassette tape grinding to a stop, referencing Lopez's omnipresent recorder.
$9,716,458 (USA) (24 April 2009)
$31,670,931 (USA) (3 July 2009)
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