R | | Biography, Comedy, Drama
On the rocky path to sobriety after a life-changing accident, John Callahan discovers the healing power of art, willing his injured hands into drawing hilarious, often controversial cartoons, which bring him a new lease on life.
Director Gus Van Sant originally planned to make this movie in the 1990s, with Robin Williams starring as John Callahan.
When John and Annu meet in the bookstore, the time frame would appear to be the late 1970s or early 1980s. While the focus on the shelves is blurry, there are clearly recognizable covers, including Norton's 1995 reissue of A Clockwork Orange and Chris Cleave's 2008 novel Little Bee.
$83,339 (USA) (15 July 2018)
$1,441,705 (USA) (13 September 2018)
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