The Go-Getter

R| 1 hr. 33 min.

Plot Summary
Mercer (Lou Taylor Pucci), distraught after his mother's death, steals a car from a car wash in Oregon. He flees the state, bound for California, in search of his estranged half brother, Arlen (Jsu Garcia). Shortly into Mercer's journey, a cell phone rings inside the stolen car; it turns out that both the phone and the car belong to Kate (Zooey Deschanel). But, instead of calling the police, Kate and Mercer build a relationship through a series of long talks over the course of his road trip.

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Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Peace Arch Entertainment Group Inc.

The Go-Getter (2008)

Release Date: June 6th, 2008|1 hr. 33 min.

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  • Director-writer Martin Hynes shapes his first movie into something emotionally truthful, painfully funny and vibrantly alive. It's a near-perfect road movie, since you don't want the ride to end. show more

  • The sort of quirky independent comedy that strives for hipness but ultimately just feels contrived and derivative. show more

  • The enchanting voice on the phone, who delightfully shows up in person halfway through, belongs to Zooey Deschanel. In real life, she hooked up with the composer of the lively score, M. Ward, to create the pop duo She & Him. show more

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  • June 24, 2008 PHYORG131
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    PLEASE DONT READ THIS!!! U WILL GET KISSED AT THE NEAREST POSSIBLE FRIDAY BY THE LOVE OF UR LIFE HOWEVER IF U DONT PPOST THIS ON AT LEAST THREE VIDEOS U WILL DIE IN 2 DAYS NOW THAT UV STARTED READIN DONT SPOT NOW. THIS IS SO SCARY SEND THIS TO AT LEAST 5 VIDEOS IN143 MINUTES AND UR CRUSHES NAMES WILL APPEAR ON THE SCREEN IN BIG LETTERS THIS IS SO SCARY CAUSE IT ACTUALLY WORKS

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