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Life Tastes Good (1999)

Two San Francisco detectives discover a corpse in an abandoned car. From the dead man's wallet and a tape recorder, they determine the man was a money launderer. The story is then told in ... See full summary »

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Harry Sado
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The Woman (as Julia Nickson-Soul)
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Howard Sado
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Max
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Archie
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Clorice
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Two San Francisco detectives discover a corpse in an abandoned car. From the dead man's wallet and a tape recorder, they determine the man was a money launderer. The story is then told in flashback, narrated by the dead man. Seems he was being pursued after robbing a partner who had been robbing him. Hiding out in a warehouse, he tries to re-establish contact with his children. In the warehouse, he then is contacted by a woman who frequents it because her husband died there and becomes obsessed with its new inhabitant as the reincarnate of her husband. Of course, following all of these goings-on, he ultimately must face down his pursuers. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Life Taste Good
30 April 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

For some strange reason I can't get enough of this movie. I like the cast and the theme. When "Harry" ate a piece of the mushroom w/the "woman" I could relate to the meaning. Anyone, like myself, who endures suffering whether from a car accident or an illness could appreciate life in a different way. Sure you can watch all the mushy soapy movies out there but it didn't click with me until I saw this movie. Especially when "Harry" tries to pray and forgets the words and says "fuck it" ditto to when he tries to meditate and he couldn't get into position again w/the "fuck it" attitude. But, at the end, the woman taught him that life DOES taste GOOD! Now, where can I buy this????? GmS


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