Good Dick (2008)
Critic Consensus: Marianna Palka's quirky indie debut centred on two dysfunctional loners is hit and miss, but has enough originality to see it through.
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as Woman's Dad
as Kissing Man
as Kissing Woman
as Old Woman
as Handsome Young Man
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Critic Reviews for Good Dick
Surely some of the young woman's porn videos would make better viewing.
Alternately compelling and dramatically limp, the film scores points for exploring unfamiliar territory but lacks the emotional depth to make some very strange behavior believable.
A short and sweet anti-romantic comedy, Good Dick puts together a heav ily depressed young woman with a homeless clerk who rents her porn at a Los Angeles video store.
As irritatingly monosyllabic as its characters, this indie 'romance' -- the quote marks aren't an accident -- feels over-workshopped and false at almost every point.
Dysfunction beguiles in Good Dick, a perverse romantic comedy whose coarse title belies its tender heart.
Audience Reviews for Good Dick
Slow to start, but was worth sticking with.
Really good low budget movie about two damaged people. The two leads are great. Really very moving at the last scene where you start to understand what actually happened to that poor girl to make her the way she was.
This movie trumps Punch-Drunk Love for strangest on-screen couple in a movie I've seen in recent months.
Very odd yet I completely loved it. Indie flick that doesn't seem so indie... Love the storyline, even though it's a bit crude, and am pleased with the results. Jason & Marianna were quite believable in their roles.
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