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Hines plays a former dental student, Bern Lemley, who had to quit school just before finals because of a car accident that left him in a wheelchair. D'Onofrio plays a former pro football player, Ole Olezniak, who was blinded in a freak accident on the field. Before their accidents, Bern had been a tutor for Ole, and, after quitting his post-accident job as a denture technician, he approaches Ole about teaming up to enter a white-water rafting race on Oregon's Rogue River.Written by
A good chuckle, just enjoy don't analyze this one.
I have aimlessly wandered past the walls of the latest releases at Block Buster looking for a good movie for years now. It seems for the last few years the choices have dwindled dramatically. So of late, I find myself looking at the independent film section. And I ask myself why I even bother to look anywhere else. This is where the good movies are.
This is about the forth "indie" film I have seen, and once again I have been charmed. This is just plain good story telling. I am now a fan of Vincent D'Onofrio's -what a great job he does here. And Gregory Hines is perfect.
I will say there is some brief nudity at the very beginning which always disappoints me, as does the swearing, and believe me I do not easily forgive things that disappoint me in movies. Therefore the infractions here are minor and the humor and clever story telling so strongly outweighed my momentary dissatisfactions that I gave the movie a chance and I was pleased - I enjoyed this movie. Some of the locker room humor, which I am not accustomed to, made me laugh because it was wonderfully common and real in a "nice way".
The story moves along at a comfortable pace. Listen closely to the sidebar conversations between the two main characters - they are very funny. I must say this movie is not all that predictable, it had some surprises, and I like that.
Most of all just rent the movie and enjoy it, don't analyze ... just enjoy.
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