The Lookout
Filmfest 2007

How can a man whose damaged mind can’t remember how to make dinner put the screws to a ruthless gang of bank robbers? In the wake of a traumatic car accident, Chris Pratt, a night janitor, suffers from a leaky memory and an unreliable sense of self that makes even everyday situations challenging. Unable to make it on his own, he lives with his mentor in navigating this surreal life – the wisecracking, fiercely independent blind man, Lewis. Things suddenly shift when he meets Gary Spargo, an old school acquaintance and street philosopher who begins to revive Chris’ shattered confidence, even helping him find a girlfriend – albeit a stripper named Luvlee Lemons. But Gary has bigger plans, and when he recruits Chris into his grand plan to rob the bank where he works, Chris appears to be in way over his damaged head ... Both Chris' future and more importantly Lewis' survival are on the line ...

tags: Feature film

Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jeff Daniels, Matthew Goode, Carla Gugino, Bruce McGill


Director: Scott Frank