Road Scholar
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Poet and National Public Radio commentator Andrei Codrescu was born in Romania, immigrated to the United States in 1966, but didn't learn to drive until the early '90s, when he was 45 years old. After undergoing what he calls "this essential rite of passage," he then sets out on "the ultimate American ritual," the cross-country road trip, behind the wheel of a cherry-red 1968 Cadillac convertible. He starts in New York, where he visits Ellis Island, chats with a group of homeless Haitians, and dines at Sammy's, a Romanian steak house. Among his stopovers: Walt… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Has its lighthearted moments that are pleasantly amusing."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Droll, quirky documentary"
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Andrei Codrescu is a witty travel guide with a serious interest in the unique and varied ways in which Americans express their spirituality in a materialistic culture."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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