By Michael MAXXIS


Drama - Completed 2020

A simpleton dishwasher who has been bullied his entire life pays a homeless crack and heroin addicted prostitute to be his first ever friend.

& Awards

Seminci - Valladolid IFF 2020
    • Year of production
    • 2020
    • Genres
    • Drama, Black comedy
    • Countries
    • CANADA
    • Languages
    • Budget
    • 3 - 5 M$
    • Duration
    • 114 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Michael MAXXIS
    • Writer(s)
    • Michael MAXXIS
    • Producer(s)
    • Sam OSMAN (Ozman Pictures), David MICHAELS, Nicolette SAINA, Morgan GOLD, Michael MAXXIS
    • Synopsis
    • Hopper Penn makes his debut, starring alongside Paz De La Huerta (Enter The Void) as a prophetic young dishwasher with brain damage who pays a homeless drug addicted prostitute to be his friend. Soaking in the hot tub at the community swimming pool, Morgan (Penn) gives an unfiltered account of his wildly explicit year with the hooker, to an unprepared and unsuspecting audience. Morgan, innocent, gentle, and feeble minded lives with his older brother Danny (Cowboy Cerrone), a barroom brawling, former kickboxing champ with a heavy appetite for booze and hookers. One night after finishing his business with a prostitute named Carla (De La Huerta), Danny demands Morgan drive her away. On this fateful drive back to skid row Morgan is hit with inspiration. It occurs to him that Carla is available for hire, but instead of paying her for sex, he simply pays her to talk. They spend all night talking in his beat up Dodge Daytona, and an unlikely friendship is born. Morgan continues to pay Carla by the hour to be his best friend, and the two of them end up living together in his car. Before long, naive little Morgan is dragged way beyond his depths into a seedy underworld of drug dealers and prostitution. He gets addicted to second hand crack smoke and makes enemies with some dangerous drug dealers, but Morgan is unrelenting in his goal of getting Carla clean and off drugs.