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Raising Flagg (2006)

 -  Comedy  -  25 April 2008 (Mexico)
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A comedy centered on a handyman (Arkin) and his lifelong competition with his neighbor (Pendleton.)

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A comedy centered on a handyman (Arkin) and his lifelong competition with his neighbor (Pendleton.)

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minor but enjoyable indie comedy
16 February 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Raising Flagg" is a laid back, innocuous indie comedy about a cantankerous, attention-seeking old codger (delightfully played by Alan Arkin) and his run-ins with various members of his family and community.

Preferring the appreciative chuckle to the full-throated guffaw, writer/director Neil Miller gently ribs his small town folk without once resorting to condescension or caricature to get the laugh. Arkin is nicely complemented by a cast of familiar and not-so-familiar faces (Austen Pendleton and Richard Kine being probably the most recognizable of the lot), while the Pacific Northwest setting provides a scenic backdrop for all the shenanigans.


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