The GoodTimesKid

Directed by Azazel Jacobs

Year: 2005
Running Time: 72
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1
Country: U.S.
Language: English
Genres: Comedy, Drama
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The GoodTimesKid

Cast
Gerardo Naranjo
Diaz
Azazel Jacobs
Lucy Dodd
Patrick Reynolds
Gill Dennis

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Directed by Azazel Jacobs


A story about stolen love and stolen identities, literally shot on stolen film...Momma’s Man writer-director Azazel Jacobs’ second feature is an absurdist comedy of errors, a punk-rock slice of DIY rebellion, and a warmhearted frolic that captures the “amour fou spirit of the early French New Wave” (The Village Voice). Hot-tempered Echo Park slacker Rodolfo Cano (Jacobs) enlists in the army to escape a meaningless existence with his free-spirited girlfriend Diaz (Diaz). When his call-for-service letter somehow winds up in the hands of another Rodolfo Cano (Gerardo Naranjo, director of Miss Bala), a quietly dignified loner who lives on a sailboat, their three lives intersect in odd and beautifully unexpected ways. Evoking the inventive gags of Chaplin and Jacques Tati, plus the deadpan minimalism of Kaurismäki and Jarmusch, The GoodTimesKid “finds poetry in wordless scenes of observation” (The New York Times).

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