About Mr. Pleasant


'When the wind blows right, you can pick up a lot of things.'

'Mr. Pleasant' is a road trip that goes nowhere and everywhere. It covers one weekend in the life of Red, a student in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan in the early 1980s. Red, a working-class kid from Detroit, had imagined going away to college would be enough to escape the factory world of his youth, but he feels out of place there and throws himself into the prodigious drinking and sexual conquests that used to impress his friends back home.

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