Gerry

Synopsis: Two friends that call each other Gerry decide to hide in the wilderness in order to see something. However, they do not find what they're looking for. They decide to return to the car but they get lost in the desert, without water, supplies or a compass. Now they have to walk, trying to find the road to survive.
Director(s): Gus Van Sant
Production: FilmFour
  2 wins & 7 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.2
Metacritic:
54
Rotten Tomatoes:
61%
R
Year:
2002
103 min
Website
447 Views


Why not?

Fucking marooned.

Come on.

You're not rock-marooned.

Just climb down.

But I am rock-marooned.

I can't climb down.

I'm gonna have to jump.

Hold on.

How do you get up to that part?

Scramble.

Jesus.

How the f*ck did

you get up here?

Such a bear.

I think you gotta jump.

I can't jump,

I'II break my ankle.

You'II have to barreI out

of here and get help,

and I'II just be sitting there.

All right, I'II jump.

No, no, no, no.

You're gonna

twist an ankle or something,

and then we're fucked.

Well...

Is it really crumbly there?

Like, the ledge?

Yeah.

I mean, I could try and...

Why don't you

make me a dirt mattress?

No, Gerry.

Come on, dude, I crow's-nested

alI the way up here

to scout-about the ravine 'cause

you gerried the rendezvous.

if I hadn't we'd be split.

We'd stilI be re-split.

Dude, just jump.

You'II be alI right.

I won't be alI right, Gerry.

Well, I could try

and break your fall.

- Jump on your head?

- Like the circus, dude.

No, not on my head,

with my arms.

Didn't you ever go

to Barnum's, dude?

They have a fat guy.

He's got huge arms,

and he catches people

from, like, 50 feet.

All right, you ready?

No, I'm gonna break your arms.

Just make me a dirt mattress.

- Where do you want it?

- Right there.

All right.

Well, I gotta hauI the dirt.

Well, get hauling.

I can hauI it from over here.

- Shirt basket?

- Shirt basket.

Yeah, it's crumbly.

- Is it soft?

- Yeah, soft.

It's like -

It feels hard, but it's...

You know, it's like dust.

Yeah.

You're gonna take forever,

Gerry.

I'II get alI this stuff

up to it also.

I mean, alI you really need

is, like, a two-by-two...

like, air-ram dirt mattress.

Just to put your feet

'cause that'II cushion it,

and then you'll

probably falI forward.

So if I clear,

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Casey Affleck

Caleb Casey McGuire Affleck-Boldt (born August 12, 1975) is an American actor and director. He began his career as a child actor, appearing in the PBS television film Lemon Sky (1988) and the miniseries The Kennedys of Massachusetts (1990). He later appeared in three Gus Van Sant films – To Die For (1995), Good Will Hunting (1997), and Gerry (2002) – and in Steven Soderbergh's comedy heist trilogy Ocean's Eleven (2001), Ocean's Twelve (2004), and Ocean's Thirteen (2007). His first leading role was in Steve Buscemi's independent comedy-drama Lonesome Jim (2006). Affleck's breakthrough was in 2007, when he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in the western drama The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford and acted in the crime drama Gone Baby Gone, directed by his brother Ben Affleck. In 2010, he directed the mockumentary I'm Still Here. He then had a string of successful films in the early 2010s, with Tower Heist, ParaNorman, and Interstellar, and received particular praise for his performance as an outlaw in the indie film Ain't Them Bodies Saints. In 2016, Affleck starred as the lead in the drama film Manchester by the Sea. For his performance as Lee Chandler, a grief-stricken man, he won the Golden Globe, BAFTA and Academy Award for Best Actor, and received a Screen Actors Guild Award nomination. In 2017, Affleck received critical acclaim for his leading role in the supernatural drama film A Ghost Story. more…

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