Synopsis by Clarke Fountain
Busher is a card and pool shark who is on the run from some of the many people he has cheated. An orphaned 12-year-old boy wants to join him in his journeys, and together they scam their way across the underbelly of Canada. This tragic story won 11 Canadian Film Award nominations.
adolescence, cross-country, drifter, pool-hustler, generation-gap, on-the-run