Two misfit best friends, Dar and Tuck, leave their dying coal mining town with only one goal in mind - to reach sunny California and hook up with some beach babes. On the road, they meet gun crazy outlaw Annie and she takes over.
Ryder Hart is a disgraced ex-cop who is now a low-rent private investigator. His estranged wife, Anita, runs the Sunset Grill, and is now involved with Jeff, a Police Detective who used to ... See full summary »
Two men from Pennsylvania give up hope in their small run down coal mining town, and head off in search of the beaches of California. The two steal cars as they travel across the USA and are joined by a wild young woman. Written by
The scalping scene was shot on the Acoma Indian Reservation, just below Sky City. See more »
Old Blue Car
Written by Peter Case, Marvin Etzioni, Victoria Williams
Performed by Peter Case
Courtesy of Geffen Records
by arrangement with Warner Special Products
Copyright 1986 Trumpet Blast/My Youth/Mumblety Peg/Bug Music See more »
Tuck & Dar, on the edge of unemployment and poverty in a mining disaster town (Centralia, PA) hit the road, pick up Lori Singer on the way, get scalped in New Mexico, and lament the various environmental catastrophes on the way to the West Coast. The film features a superb soundtrack by Sonic Youth, World Party, and Timbuk 3. The film is replete with a type of post-industrial pessimism found in many relics of its era. Excellent moody cinematography and disturbed characters make it worth a watch.
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