Films from Past Years/ The Great Buck Howard
Narrative Feature | USA | 2009 | 87 mins. | PG
Director Sean McGinly
Screenwriter Sean McGinly
In the comedy The Great Buck Howard, recent law school dropout Troy Gable (Colin Hanks) answers an ad for a “Road Manager and Personal Assistant for Celebrity Performer,” thinking it will break him into the entertainment industry. In actual fact, he has signed on to work for Buck Howard (John Malkovich), a has-been magician trying to revitalize his waning career. With the help of a fiery publicist, Troy and Buck embark on a cross-country tour in hopes of staging the comeback of a lifetime.