Coming home on the train the morning after graduation, Jim Swanson meets Mary - the girl he liked from university. He invites her back to his place where they are shocked to find somebody already in the house. The intruder runs off and Jim pursues him in his dad's car. He finds him and runs him over - only then does he discover that the intruder is Jeff, his slacker best friend from university. Throughout the rest of the morning they wait for a taxi to take Jeff to the hospital and on the way they talk about university, girls and movies until they finally get to the root of the problems that have plagued their friendship for years. Written by
Breaking into your house, running you over ... should these things really affect our friendship?
5 December 2008 (USA)
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Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?
During the taxi ride, when Jeff is having his rant about Breakfast at Tiffany's
(1961), he says: "all the characters do throughout the whole film is just talk about the most random crap", at which point Jim breaks the forth wall and looks at the camera with a raised eyebrow. Eric Bay-Andersen
describes this as the film's "John Landis
moment", as this is a criticism that could easily be made against this film. See more
When Jim and Jeff car-jack the car, the cameraman is briefly visible in the car window reflection. See more
[over P.A. system
The next stop is Weybridge. Change here for Addlestone, Chertsey, Virginia Water, Egham and Staines. Please mind the gap between the train and the platform edge.
The two classical piano pieces Jim listens to on the radio are credited as being performed by Peter Anno. In actuality they are demo pieces taken from an electric piano (Peter Anno - P. Anno - piano) See more
References Cannibal! The Musical
Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performed by Eric Bay-Andersen See more