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Julian Po
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Sarah
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Lucy
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Sheriff Leon
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Mayor Henry Leech
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Darlene (as Latanya Richardson)
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Tobias the Barber
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Christian Slater is a stranger who comes to a small town. The local citizens think he's up to no good. After bothering him for a while, he blurts out in frustration, that he is there to kill himself. Written by RachelW

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Rated PG-13 for thematic elements related to suicide, and for language and some sensuality | See all certifications »
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5 September 1997 (USA)  »

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The Tears of Julian Po  »

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$33,148 (USA) (5 September 1997)

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$33,148 (USA) (5 September 1997)
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The German dubbed version differs from the usual dubbing of foreign films. In this movie they use the German "Herr" instead of "Mister" and the German currency (then "D-Mark") instead of US currency (when Christian Slater hires a room). See more »

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Julian Po: I'm not going to kill myself today, so you can all just go on home.
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References Taxi Driver (1976) See more »

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If it's simple, it works. Period.
25 January 2000 | by (Chatsworth, Georgia) – See all my reviews

Indeed, if it's simple, it works. But the irony herein lies when you realize that simplicity and deep thought combinations, make extraordinary things. And this film, in my opinion, is simply delightful. Simple purpose, yet very thought-provoking in itself. I'd recommend it in a heartbeat. Being one of the few who find that the critics aren't always "up to par" so to speak, I think this flick was definately worth it's weight in gold. Go have some fun. Watch this. And when you're through, though you may be left saying "Uh... but..." see if you don't feel the same.


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