Goodbye Solo

Synopsis: On the lonely roads of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, two men forge an improbable friendship that will change both of their lives forever. Solo is a Senegalese cab driver working to provide a better life for his young family. William is a tough Southern good ol' boy with a lifetime of regrets. One man's American dream is just beginning, while the other's is quickly winding down. But despite their differences, both men soon realize they need each other more than either is willing to admit. Through this unlikely but unforgettable friendship, GOODBYE SOLO deftly explores the passing of a generation as well as the rapidly changing face of America.
Genre: Drama
Director(s): Ramin Bahrani
Production: Roadside Attractions
  4 wins & 7 nominations.
 
IMDB:
7.4
Metacritic:
89
Rotten Tomatoes:
94%
R
Year:
2008
91 min
$809,220
Website
19 Views

- That's here.

- Bijou, can I see this, actually?.

No. What about my cell phone?.

You know what your mom said.

- Bye.

- You smell like smoke.

Cab number 7, Cab 7.

Hey, William, I thought

you were going to the movies.

- I am, and be careful with my stuff.

- With your luggages?.

- What's going on?.

- I sold my apartment.

You sold your apartment?.

What for?.

Moving into a motel.

I mean, is that all you have?.

Where's your stuff?.

Don't start your shit with me again.

Let's go.

I don't want to be late.

All right, big dawg.

I don't get it, man.

Isn't it better to go to a motel first,

drop off your luggages?.

Why am I with you again?.

How come it's always you

that picks me up?.

Because I'm your driver now.

You know what I'm saying?.

And anyway, I have this

I want to give back to you.

- What's this?.

- Come on, man.

Last time you were just upset,

so I saved it for you.

Are you stupid?.

Or you just don't understand English?.

We have a deal.

Would you just drive?.

All right. Okay.

Then you know what?.

Could you please call me

on my cell phone from now on?.

Because when you call the dispatch,

it's always a problem over there.

I don't really give a shit which one

of you people picks me up.

That's not really nice.

We're friends now.

I think I want to know why you want

to go out to that mountain.

Do you ask all your passengers

why they want to go places?.

Of course. Sometimes I do.

And when they're fine ladies,

I ask even more, man.

Especially when they have big booties.

You like big booties?.

I pick up a lot of big booties

here in this cab.

You like black women?.

I know this black woman, right?.

She's shaped like a bottle of soda.

I can hook you up.

William, you have family here, right?.

Why don't you move in with them?.

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