Craigslist Joe Synopsis
Joseph Garner sets out to survive for 31 days solely on items gleaned from Craigslist.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
A stunt-documentary whose conceit overlaps with the finding-yourself appeal of a road movie, Joseph Garner's Craigslist Joe is humbly...
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60

Variety

By Dennis Harvey
He's a nondescript protagonist, his benefactors, and he's never truly in need; as is made clear at the start, he has a comfortable life to...
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50

Los Angeles Times

By Gary Goldstein
The documentary Craigslist Joe fulfills its unique premise - without providing much in the way of stakes, obstacles, tension or, frankly,...
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50

Village Voice

By Ernest Hardy
Directed by Garner, Craigslist Joe is sweet, moving, and frustrating.
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42

The A.V. Club

By Scott Tobias
Craigslist Joe takes Garner on a 21st-century hitchhiking trip that not only didn't end in his gruesome murder, but in a month to remember...
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25

Slant Magazine

By Diego Costa
As hard as he tries, we never truly believe there's a lot at stake for Garner, who seems to cruise through America like a gringo taking a...
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Brilliant, beautiful film

By cranioDan
This was one of the best documentaries I've ever seen and definitely the most uplifting. This is one of those pieces of art that helps to restore one's faith in humanity....

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Rated NR