A carnival comes to a small town. Eighteen year old Donna meets Frankie and Patch, two carnival hustlers. They earn their living by mercilessly taunting spectators to try to dump one of them into the water by throwing balls. Donna is tired of her work as a waitress and follows them through the South. Written by
When you're young and going nowhere... the Carny looks like a good way out.
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After Frankie is dunked by Patch, he is not near the microphone but his voice is still amplified. See more
If I had the money for a bus ticket I'd leave right now.
Referenced in Being John Malkovich