GOOD DICK STREAMS ON HULU
Marianna Palka’s Sundance Competition feature Good Dick has just premiered on Hulu. When he interviewed Palka for Filmmaker in 2008, Nick Dawson wrote:
The intrepid Palka makes her big screen debut as writer, director and producer with Good Dick, an unusual and surprising film in which she also stars opposite Ritter. The pair play the movie’s lonely, unnamed protagonists, a sweet-natured, hapless video store clerk and an awkward, reclusive young woman who rents pornographic videos from him. Smitten, he forces himself into her life, determined make her love him despite her seeming ambivalence. The decidedly unconventional (non)relationship between these two damaged individuals is played out with sensitivity and subtle humor, making Good Dick a strange kind of romcom with characters whose neuroses and imperfections are drawn from the gritty side of reality. In front of the camera, Palka has real presence while as writer-director she demonstrates a mixture of assurance and raw talent that bodes very well for the future.
Watch the film below.