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In Memory of My Father (2005)

| Comedy, Drama | 2008 (USA)
The youngest son of a legendary Hollywood producer, a Robert Evans type, accepts a bribe from his father to document his death.

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(as Christopher Jaymes)

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(as Christopher Jaymes)
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Jeremy
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Chris (as Christopher Jaymes)
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Matt
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Judy
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Nicole
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Eric
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Monet
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Pat
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Christine
Meadow Sisto ...
Meadow
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Todd
Tom Carroll ...
Uncle Aled
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Dad
Andrew Henry ...
Andrew
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A self-proclaimed (somewhat justifiably) film legend bribes his son to document his death under the unquestioning assumption that it will be historically important. The Result; In Memory of My Father, a twisted celebration of a Hollywood family narcissistically dealing with an eventfully frustrating day, regardless of the subtly distracting centerpiece which they're forced to endure; Dad's corpse. Written by Anonymous

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Judy and Her Dream of Horses
Written by Isobel Campbell, Roy Moller, Richard Colburn, Christopher Geddes,
Sarah Martin, Stuart Murdoch, Stuart David and Stephen Jackson
Performed by Belle & Sebastian
Courtesy of Jeepster/Matador
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Much better than expected
20 November 2005 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

I was going to this movie thinking that I was about to see a head-on point of view on sons dealing with the death of their father. But this is a much more subtle film. The death of the father gives the film a mournful background on which great comedy and drama will take place.

I laughed out loud at several places and it is indeed a very funny movie but it also contain some profound thoughts and lessons of life. I love the way the sons can't deal with the death of their father and instead are concentrating on other problems in their lives making the absurd wake even more twisted. The music is great and I love this movie to bits. It is a movie which is truly complex, funny and beautiful and I really can't wait to see it again.


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