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Martin Hynes
'The Go-Getter'

When his mother dies after a long illness, Mercer White (Lou Taylor Pucci) steals a beat-up old Volvo from a carwash and takes off on the great American hipster road trip. Mercer is in search of his long-lost, half-Mexican half-brother, Arlen, whom he hasn't seen in years, but in true road movie tradition, he is actually in search of himself. It's "Huckleberry Finn" that inspires this innocent, sensitive kid to take off, which is fitting, as it calls to mind Twain's warning in the novel: "Persons attempting to find a motive in this narrative will be prosecuted; persons attempting to find a moral in it will be banished; persons attempting to find a plot in it...

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