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The Four Corners of Nowhere (1995)

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Duncan, a philosophical nomad hitchhiking across America, grabs a ride to Ann Arbor, Michigan from Toad - a performance artist and purple leisure slacks enthusiast from the suburbs. Toad ... See full summary »

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Duncan
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Jenny
Eric Vesbit ...
Toad
David Wilcox ...
Hank
Melissa Zafarana ...
Squeeze
Aaron Williams ...
Calvin
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Julian
Julie Thaxter-Gourlay ...
Doreen
Peter Hawkins ...
Therapist
Peter Fletcher ...
Stoned
Jamie Dawson ...
Beeds
Michelle Tuthill ...
Blanche from Texas
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Naomi, the psychic
Brad Byerle ...
Randy
Eric Fehlauer ...
Pete
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Duncan, a philosophical nomad hitchhiking across America, grabs a ride to Ann Arbor, Michigan from Toad - a performance artist and purple leisure slacks enthusiast from the suburbs. Toad has recently left his home town to begin a new life in Ann Arbor where his co-dependent, folk-singing sister Jenny lives with her verbally abusive fiancé, a law student named Calvin. Jenny currently sees a suicidal therapist four times a week and armed with her acoustic guitar, drives away patrons from a local coffee house where she slings cappuccinos with her best friend Squeeze. Squeeze is a closet genius whose easy-going outlook and unconditional support keep her live-in boyfriend Hank from the brink. Hank is a painter who can't paint because he spends his time baking delicious pastries and practicing for the Oprah Winfrey Show. In Ann Arbor, the civilians listen to Julian, a sociopathic dee-jay whose frustration and lingering optimism goad him to find the truth by cutting through blind idealism, ... Written by Julian Rad <jcnrad@aol.com>

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That which doesn't kill you can make you really bitter.

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Duncan: I think it all started with the Declaration of Independence; the idea that we had the inalienable rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. That pursuit is what took America from the revolution to the computer age in 200 years. But the progress has come at a price. The obvious being the people that were exploited to make it possible; the not so obvious being us, the first group of people that were given no obvious frontiers to conquer. We hear stories about the good old days that ...
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alternately hilarious and piercingly perceptive; most accurate portrayal of the "gen-X" mentality that I've ever seen
21 September 1998 | by (Lexington, KY) – See all my reviews

"So when I made her a mix tape with the mandatory number of Indigo Girls songs, I was thinking we'd get it on, y'know?" The above comment from the character Toad is a prime example of writer/director Steve Chbosky's blend of wit and cultural satire displayed in The Four Corners Of Nowhere. Just when you think the film will be a heavy-handed sermon on the lost feelings of this generation, it switches to a stream of sparkling satire on everything from activism to psychotherapy to douche, and back again. For those of you who thought no one read what you read while feeling the way you felt, Chbosky's perfectly balanced film will make you feel you're not alone in either area. Its plot centers on Duncan, a Rimbaud-quoting hitchhiker who visits place after place until he's "literally seen the whole world." In a visit to Ann Arbor, Michigan, he encounters Toad, a surprisingly talented but burned-out performance artist; Julian, the sociopathic college DJ; Stoned (the name says it all); Squeeze, a genius in disguise as the submissive girlfriend of a Kafka-reading painter; and a host of other characters who combine to illustrate Chbosky's ultimately uplifting and accurate film. This one is worth seeing by all means, if only for the reassurance you feel after it's over that you, too, aren't just another fad.


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