First released in 1966, Gascoyne is a hilarious investigate a destiny that appears remarkably just like the present.
Meet Gascoyne, a guy who spends entire weeks in his vehicle, consuming, snoozing and engaging in his enterprise through cellular phone. Gascoyne has stumbled on a brand new preoccupation―hunting down the killer of his company affiliate (last visible slithering clear of the crime scene in a tree-sloth costume), and checking out how the southern California megalopolis has without notice slipped out of his snatch.
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