How Joaquin Phoenix played a quadripl...

How Joaquin Phoenix played a quadriplegic cartoonist in 'He Won't Get Far on Foot'

"I've never, ever been to a film festival and actually seen a movie," says Phoenix, 43, who talked to USA TODAY in January at Sundance Film Festival. This year's Sundance was especially busy for the three-time Oscar-nominated actor, who had two films playing at the mountainside event: "You Were Never Really Here" , for which he won a best actor award at last year's Cannes Film Festival in France, and "Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot" , which reunites him with "To Die For" director Gus Van Sant to play quadriplegic cartoonist John Callahan.

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