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Prince Avalanche

MOVIE SYNOPSIS
Prince Avalanche


An odd couple of sorts, meditative and stern Alvin and his girlfriend's brother, Lance, dopey and insecure, leave the city behind to spend the summer in solitude repainting traffic lines down the center of a country highway ravaged by wildfire. As they sink into their job in the remarkable landscape, they learn more than they want to about each other and their own limitations. An unlikely friendship develops through humor and nasty exchanges, leading to surprising affection.
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If Laurel and Hardy, wearing matching baggy overalls and similarly dumbstruck expressions, had starred in a screen version of Waiting for Godot, the results wouldn't be far afield from Prince Avalanche. David Gordon Green's cheerfully goofy adaptation of a 2011 Icelandic movie called Either Way finds a couple of stumblebums - Alvin (Paul Rudd) and Lance (Emile Hirsch) - in the middle of the Texas woods, painting median strips along miles of empty road. » Read more

MPAA rating:
R
for some sexual content
Cast:
Lance LeGault; David L. Osborne Jr.; Joyce Payne; Emile Hirsch; Larry Kretschmar; Enoch Moon; Lynn Shelton; Paul Rudd; Gina Grande
Directed by:
David Gordon Green
Genre:
Comedy; Drama
Running time:
01:34
Release date:
2013
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