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Dropping Out (2000)

 |  Comedy  |  January 2000 (USA)
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Emile Brockton enjoys TV, chicken pot pies, and...well, not much else. His life has become a meaningless procession of banal activities that prompt him to spice things up the only way he ... See full summary »

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Paul Blanchard
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Doctor
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Heather
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Emile Brockton enjoys TV, chicken pot pies, and...well, not much else. His life has become a meaningless procession of banal activities that prompt him to spice things up the only way he can devise: by killing himself. However, the road to suicide is filled with distractions, and these create the ultimate conundrum for him. It turns out there's quite a market for autobiographical snuff flicks, and Emile's new acquaintance from work (who is a few tacos shy of a combo plate) decides to document his demise. Written by Polly_Kat

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Emile Brockton thought his life was going nowhere...until he decided to end it.

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Henry: [singing restaurant jingle] Domo Arigato, Taco Gato!
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Henry: Domo!
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weaker then I expected based on the plot.
19 October 2000 | by (chicago, USA) – See all my reviews

The plot & idea were quite interesting and deserved a much more professional implementation. Both acting and directing seemed amateur at times.

I was disappointed that this supposedly independent film had very weak and quite Hollywood-style ending.


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