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Two Thousand and None (2000)

A paleontologist is diagnosed with a fatal brain disease and, rather than falling into a depression, explodes into life.

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Benjamin Kasparian
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Eleanor
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A man finds himself developing a new perspective on life once he finds out it's almost over. Benjamin Kasparian is a paleontologist of Armenian descent who has just split up with his wife Amanda. While trying to readjust to single life, Benjamin visits the doctor and is informed he's suffering from an unusual brain disease called Talbot's Syndrome, and he's not likely to live longer than five weeks. Benjamin is initially philosophical about his fate and decides to enjoy himself as much as he can in the time he has left - much to the disgust of Amanda, his best friend, his boss, and his new girlfriend, all of whom believe he should be taking the matter more seriously. Written by Ørnås

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A comedy about life and other terminal conditions.

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20 July 2001 (Italy)  »

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Rico Vacilon
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Another 90 minutes I will regret on my deathbed...
30 June 2002 | by (Toronto) – See all my reviews

A 'comedy' about death which makes you think of many questions such as 'When is this thing going to end?' 'Why is it called a comedy?' 'How did this picture get made?'

I really did not understand what the point of this picture was. It was just a mishmash of boring scenes with the main character not going through any pronounced transformation beyond giving away a few of his possessions and voicing his desire to go on vacation before he dies.

Thankfully as promised, Benjamin Kasparian finally does die meaning there is no chance that this bore fest will spawn a sequel.




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