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Jack Goes Boating Details

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Adapted from Bob Glaudini's play of the same name, Philip Seymour Hoffman's directorial debut, Jack Goes Boating, tells the simple tale of Jack (Hoffman), a shy, fortyish limo driver with a fondness for pot and reggae music -- he likes it because it sounds happy -- who meets Connie (Amy Ryan) for a blind date set up by Connie's co-worker Lucy (Daphne Rubin-Vega), who is married to Jack's best friend and fellow limo driver, Clyde (John Ortiz). As the young couple tentatively come together, breaking through layers and layers of awkwardness and low self-esteem, Clyde and Lucy's marriage begins to dissolve because of Clyde's inability to get over an incident from their past. All the while, Clyde gives Jack swimming lessons so that he can take Connie on her dream date -- a boating trip on the lake. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi

  • Release date:September 17, 2010

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Independent Spirit Awards John Ortiz Best Supporting Male 2010 Nominee
Independent Spirit Awards Bob Glaudini Best First Screenplay 2010 Nominee
Independent Spirit Awards Daphne Rubin-Vega Best Supporting Female 2010 Nominee

Crew

Philip Seymour Hoffman
Director
Emily Ziff
Producer
Marc Turtletaub
Producer
Peter Saraf
Producer
Beth O'Neil
Producer
Bob Glaudini
Screenwriter
Bob Glaudini
Play Author
Mott Hupfel
Cinematographer
Susan Jacobs
Musical Direction/Supervision
Brian A. Kates
Editor
Therese DePrez
Production Designer
Matteo DeCosmo
Art Director
George Paaswell
Co-producer
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Executive Producer
John Ortiz
Executive Producer
Avy Kaufman
Casting
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