The film tells a story of two old friends : Kurt and Mark who determine to have an adventure in the Cascade mountain. They must face many challenges which gives them many meaning lesson about the friendship.
The characters stayed with me, and I'm glad I took a second look now that it's opening for a two-week run at Northwest Film Forum. This time around, its sense of humor seemed much more effective -- as did its less-is-more style.
January 05, 2007
There are no big revelatory moments. There's no cliched conflict. But don't make the mistake of then assuming that Old Joy has no drama.