GOOD BYE SOLO

Storyline

On the lonely roads of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, two men forge an improbable frienship that will change both of their lives forever.

Solo is a Senegalese cab driver working to provide a better life for his family.

William is a tough Southern good old boy with a lifetime to regrets. One man’s American dream is just beginning while the other’s is quickly winding down. But despite their differences both men soon realize they need each other more than either is willing to admit.

Through this unlikely but unforgettable friendship, GOODBYE SOLO  deftly explores the passing of a generation as well as the rapidly changing face of America.

GOODBYE SOLO has touched the lives of audiences winning The International Critics Price at the 2008 Venice Film Festival and becoming an Official Selection at the 2008 Toronto Film Festival.

The film was directed by Ramin Bahrani (Chop Shop), a recipient of the 2008 Independent Spirit Award’s  “Some to Watch” prize and who Roger Ebert called “The new great American director”

 

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