A nameless young character goes into travels to the country, meeting some acquaintances and strangers as well, having banal conversations, dedicating his existence into daily mundane ... See full summary »
Follows tour guide, historian and flâneur Timothy 'Speed' Levitch as he visits the monumentally ignored monuments of America's cities, from the shoe gardens of San Francisco to the luckiest subway grate in New York City.
Timothy 'Speed' Levitch,
John C. McDonnell,
Shot in a day, this short film is basically Speed giving the camera tidbits of his New York City tour speech. You could consider it a short version of The Cruise, updated since 9/11.
Speed is an interesting character, and has some fun ideas and thoughts. I'm not sure where he comes up with the whacky stuff he does, but the question that comes up in my mind the most is "so this is how this guy's mind works..... interesting."
Fun and interesting, the film played well to a pretty liberal college town here in Texas.
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