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A friendship between two young men is tested when they go for a hike in a desert and forget to bring any water or food with them.

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Two friends that call each other Gerry decide to hide in the wilderness to see something and they do not find it. They decide to return to the car but they get lost in the desert, without water, supplies or a compass. Now they have to walking trying to find the road to survive. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$26,285 (USA) (14 February 2003)

Gross:

$236,266 (USA) (4 April 2003)
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Chosen by "Les Cahiers du cinéma" (France) as one of the 10 best pictures of 2002 (#10, with the TV-show 24 (2001)). See more »

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At the end of the movie when Gerry is lying on his back, his legs change from flat to bent and back again. This obviously could not possibly happen due to his condition. See more »

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[first lines]
Gerry: Hey, Gerry, the path.
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There are no opening credits, only a blue screen. See more »

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A Blank Canvas Of A Film
2 March 2003 | by (Washington, DC) – See all my reviews

This is not a good film.

But it's not a bad film either.

Consider the blank canvas hung in the museum. Questions arise: What is this? Why is this here? Who did this? Why did they do this? And most importantly, do I care about this?

These are the type of questions you will be left with after seeing `Gerry.'

The film is painfully slow to watch, the dialogue unrewarding, the landscape more interesting than the cinematography, the characters undefined, and the plot full of holes.

And yet, the film sticks with you and makes you think... just as the blank canvas does.

After leaving the theater, you truly contemplate the strange trip you just took through the middle of nowhere while you draw parallels to your own adventures.

And for these reasons the journey is worthwhile... the film, worth seeing.


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