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This film is composed entirely of beautiful shots, but boy is it slow.

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Diana Franco Galindo and Souleymane Sy Savane, in 'Goodbye Solo'

Co-writer/director Ramin Bahrani gets the plot out of the way in the first minute of Goodbye Solo. An elderly man, William (Red West), sits in the backseat of a taxicab in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He offers the young Senegalese driver, Solo (Souleymane Sy Savane), a thousand dollars to take him to Blowing Rock on October 20, where he will kill himself. Thus the story begins … Read the rest of my review at Culturazzi.org