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Bass Ackwards (2010)

Not Rated | | Adventure, Comedy, Drama | 23 January 2010 (USA)
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A man coming off a disastrous affair with a married woman has a lyrical, strange and comedic cross-country journey in a modified VW bus.

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A man coming off a disastrous affair with a married woman has a lyrical, strange and comedic cross-country journey in a modified VW bus.

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One man's ride from Seattle to New York in a modified VW "shorty"


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When Linas visits his ex before driving across country some birds cry out. It is the sound of Blue Jays. There are no Blue Jays in the Seattle area, only Scrub Jays and Steller's Jays. See more »

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Hands down - the best road movie I have ever seen
16 March 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Bass Ackwards is a film that as of right now seems to be going under everybody's radar. I found it by chance while researching released films from this year that I have not yet seen, and man, am I glad I found it. At times it reminded me of Last year's Wendy and Lucy, but without the added drama I found came along with that film. Other times it reminded me of Sean Penn's Into the Wild as the story follows one man on the road always searching with an open heart.

What this film has however, that both these other excellent films do not is a soul that Hollywood rarely touches upon and an acutely fitted soundtrack reminiscent of Neil Young's score to Dead Man. All these things, plus a foreign language Christopher Walken impression make this little gem of a film shine like a newly unearthed diamond


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