How Gus Van Sant’s ‘Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot’ Evolved From Robin Williams Option – Sundance Studio

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Gus Van Sant’s Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot took its Sundance bow at the Eccles last night, introducing the Park City crowd to the tragic story behind Portland, OR cartoonist John Callahan. An alcoholic since his childhood years, Callahan was crippled in a drunken automobile accent, and soon after discovered a passion for cartooning that kept him going as he fought his alcoholism. Van Sant was familiar with his fellow Portland native. “He was often on the streets…