Film Review: THE GO-GETTERS (Canada 2018) ***

Festival Reviews

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A deadbeat drunk and a junkie hooker join forces to take on the city, each other, and their own personal shortcomings while trying to scam $98 for bus tickets out of town.

THE GO-GETTERS is a pretty nasty movie.  It is meant to be so.  Well, life can be so, but a nasty movie is normally not taken in as well by audiences that feel good crowd pleasers.

According to the press notes, this is the genesis of how it all began.  “Our writers, Aaron Abrams and Brendan Gall, first started writing this as a pissing contest to see who could make the other laugh the hardest,” says director LaLonde (How To Plan An Orgy In A Small Town, Baroness von Sketch Show). “After years of people loving it…

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