• California Solo (2012)

California Solo

Release Date: November 30th, 2012

DVD Release Date: March 5th, 2013

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary

A boozy, washed-up rocker (Robert Carlyle) must finally come to terms with his inner demons when he is threatened with deportation in the wake of a DUI arrest combined with an old drug charge.

Cast: Robert Carlyle, Alexia Rasmussen, Kathleen Wilhoite, A Martinez, Brad Greenquist, Robert Cicchini, Savannah Lathem, Eli Vargas

Director: Marshall Lewy

Genres: Drama

Ratings & Reviews

  • 60
    The Hollywood Reporter

    The minor-key film benefits from Robert Carlyle's soulful performance in the central role, bouncing back and forth between dulled resignation and self-destructive anger. show more

  • 70
    Ella TaylorNPR

    Even with its strong supporting cast, I doubt this small, finely observed movie would have seen the commercial light of day without Carlyle in the lead. Amid the deafening roar of big Oscar-bait pictures, I'm glad it's there. show more

  • 75
    Rex ReedObserver

    In a bravura performance that is the primary don't-miss reason for its existence, he (Carlyle) gives California Solo all he's got; even in scenes that just exist to pass the time, his presence informs the essence of the man he plays and the humanity of the film itself. show more

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