Douchebag is a 2010 independent film directed by Drake Doremus. The film is a black comedy set in Los Angeles, focusing on Thomas Nussbaum (Ben York Jones), his older brother Sam Nussbaum (Andrew Dickler) and Sam's fiancée Steph (Marguerite Moreau).
Originally conceived on spring break in New Orleans during Mardi Gras, the title comes from a brief encounter with a New Orleans native Jared Calcagno. The film is a road movie following the journey of Sam Nussbaum, his fiancee Steph, and Sam's younger brother Tom, an aspiring artist, to Los Angeles for Sam and Steph's wedding. The two brothers had not seen each other for two years prior to the journey and there is bad blood between them. Along the way they try to find Tom's fifth grade girlfriend.
DoucheBag is Doremus' second feature. It was filmed in Santa Monica, Palm Springs and outside Doremus' father's house on the Newport Peninsula.
The film was an official selection for the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. The success of the film at...