Goodbye Solo

Goodbye Solo
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Goodbye Solo
USA, 2008, 91 Minute Running Time
US Premiere
Topics: African Interest, Drama, Seniors
Program: World Cinema Now
Language: English

Solo (Souléymane Sy Savané), a Senegalese taxi driver living in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, strikes up a relationship with a 70-year-old passenger (Red West) who is bent on suicide. Savané conveys great warmth and immediacy, complementing Ramin Bahrani's (Man Push Cart, Chop Shop) nuanced direction. Winner of the Venice Film Festival's International Critics Prize.

DIRECTOR: Ramin Bahrani
Producer: Jason Orans, Ramin Bahrani
Editor: Ramin Bahrani
Screenwriter: Bahareh Azimi, Ramin Bahrani
Cinematographer: Michael Simmonds
Music: M. Lo
Principal Cast: Souléymane Sy Savané, Red West, Diana Franco Galindo
Filmography: Chop Shop (2007), Man Push Cart (2005)
Print Source: Memento Films International

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