Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot (2018)

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    France USA

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    Biopic Drama

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Biopic of cartoonist John Callahan. In Los Angeles in 1972, a drunk-driving accident renders 21-year-old John Callahan quadriplegic and wheelchair-bound. After he returns to his native Portland, John starts to drink heavily and is eventually persuaded to join an Alcoholics Anonymous group. After he succeeds in weaning himself off alcohol, John discovers that he has a talent for cartooning and starts selling his cartoons to national magazines, but as well as being praised for being irreverent the cartoons are also widely attacked as being politically incorrect.

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