GOODBYE SOLO (Ramin Bahrani, 2008)

With Goodbye Solo Ramin Bahrani, the Brooklyn-based Iranian-American from North Carolina, regains some of the artistic ground he lost with his sentimental Chop Shop (2007) following his fine, evocative Man Push Cart (2005). Bahrani’s continuing focus on lower- and working-class lives, the “other America,” gratifies; whereas Man Push Cart centers on a Pakistani immigrant, a […]