They Called Him Mostly Harmless

When the emaciated body of an unidentified hiker is found in the Florida wilderness next to plenty of cash and food, mystified authorities release a sketch that sparks internet fascination, leading to a viral 2020 article in WIRED. Multiple hikers call in claiming to have met the man on trails from Florida to Appalachia, but there's one problem: he never told them his name. It would take two years, thousands of devoted internet sleuths, and a miracle of science to identify him—and that’s only the beginning of the story.

Directed by Emmy award-winning filmmaker Patricia E. Gillespie, the film had its world premiere at the 2023 Hamptons International Film Festival and will stream on Max in 2024.

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