R | | Comedy, Drama
Two highway road workers spend the summer of 1988 away from their city lives. The isolated landscape becomes a place of misadventure as the men find themselves at odds with each other and the women they left behind.
Early in the film, Alvin (Paul Rudd) happens upon the charred remains of a home and discovers an old lady in a pink sunbonnet sifting through the rubble. This woman is played by Joyce Payne, who has had no prior acting experience, and the rubble she is sifting through ... ...
Hey! What are you doing?
Lance: I was falling asleep. I thought it would be a good idea to change the station situation.
Alvin: It wasn't. I was listening to that.
Lance: I know, but it's boring for the rest of us. I was falling asleep doing the work.
Alvin: So what?
Lance: So, I ...
Emile Hirsch's character "Lance" wears Ray-Ban Aviator glasses with the "Ray-Ban" logo printed on one lens. Ray-Ban did not add the lens logo until the late 1990's.
The letters for the title appear in time with the taps of the hammer as they hammer a post into the ground.
$36,694 (USA) (9 August 2013)
$204,951 (USA) (15 November 2013)
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