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Goodbye Solo Details

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A Senegalese taxi driver living in Winston-Salem, NC, makes the decision to befriend a depressive passenger with a tragic plan in director [[Performer~P448907~Ramin Bahrani~raminbahrani]]'s deeply humanistic drama. Solo ([[Performer~P595235~Souléymane Sy Savané~souleymanesysavane]]) is a cab driver who believes that everyone should be engaged and concerned with one another, and thus lacks the self-conscious view of relationships so prevalent in North American society. When a 70-year-old passenger named William ([[Performer~P75645~Red West~redwest]]) hails Solo's cab and he books him for another ride in two weeks during the course of the ride, it quickly becomes apparent during their negotiation that the man isn't planning to return from his impending trip. Troubled at the thought of what his passenger has planned, Solo does his best to strike up a friendship and convince William to reconsider. But William harbors a pain more deep-rooted than Solo first senses, displaying a visible desire for privacy that immediately puts him at odds with the genuinely concerned cab driver. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:March 27, 2009

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Independent Spirit Awards Jason Orans Producers Award 2008 Nominee
Independent Spirit Awards Souleymane Sy Savane Best Male Lead 2009 Nominee

Cast

Souleymane Sy Savane
as Solo
Red West
as William
Diana Franco Galindo
as Alex
Carmen Levya
as Quiera
Lane "Roc" Williams
as Roc

Crew

Ramin Bahrani
Director
Jason Orans
Producer
Ramin Bahrani
Producer
Ramin Bahrani
Screenwriter
Bahareh Azimi
Screenwriter
Michael Simmonds
Cinematographer
Ramin Bahrani
Editor
Chad Keith
Production Designer
Sally Jo Fifer
Executive Producer
Brian Devine
Executive Producer
Brooke Devine
Executive Producer
Tom Efinger
Sound/Sound Designer
Tom Efinger
Re-Recording Mixer
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