Plot & Details
For the follow-up to his feature debut, 1999's The Big Split, filmmaker Martin Hynes took on this bittersweet road movie about a teenager responding to the untimely death of his mother. Overcome with grief that he's unequipped to deal with, Mercer (Lou Taylor Pucci) decides to steal a car and hit the open road. Along the way, he discovers himself with the help of a seductress (Jena Malone) and the owner of the car (Zooey Deschanel). The Go-Getter had its premiere at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival.
- MPAA Rating: R
- Genre(s): Comedy,Drama
- Run Time: 93min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 06/06/2008
- DVD Release Date: 10/21/2008
- Distributor(s): Peace Arch Ent.
- Director(s): Martin Hynes
- Starring: Lou Taylor Pucci , Zooey Deschanel , Jena Malone , William Lee Scott , Nick Offerman
- Themes: Intersecting Lives,Existential Crisis,Dropping Out
- Tone: Bittersweet,Gentle,Lyrical,Matter-of-Fact,Poignant
- Keywords: car-theft,cross-country,ex-girlfriend
- Country of Origin: USA - Limited (06-06-2008)
- Language: English