'Lonesome Jim,' Buscemi's Loveable Loser

Casey Affleck and Jack Rovello in 'Lonesome Jim.'

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The latest directorial effort from actor Steve Buscemi presents Casey Affleck — Ben's brother — as a depressed man who returns home to nowheresville and life with his parents after striking out in New York City as a dogwalker.

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