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Invitation to a Suicide (2004)

 |  Comedy  |  November 2004 (USA)
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A black comedy set in the Polish immigrant neighborhood of Greenpoint, Brooklyn about a man selling tickets to his own suicide to save his father's life.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kazimierz "Kaz" Malek
Marcin Gajowczyk ...
Tobi Kanter ...
Snuff Film Victim
Stephen Aronson ...
Eva's Father
Roman Malek
Edward Band ...
Stan Carp ...
Officer Schmidt
Patty O'Brien ...
Alexander Robert Scott ...
Manhattan Guy (as Alexander Scott)
Manhattan Woman
Michael Orsino ...
Brooklyn Kid
Brandon Reilly ...
Blonde Kid


Kaz wants to get out of Little Poland, his father's bakery and New York. California is his dream, but he doesn't want to leave without Eva, his childhood crush. To finance his dream, he tries to steal $10K from a Russian mobster who deals in snuff films. Things go poorly, the money gets incinerated, the mobster gives him a day to come up with the money or he'll kill Kaz's father. No one in little Poland has that kind of money, so Kaz decides to sell tickets to his suicide. Written by poco loco

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Marcin: I was seeing this girl - nice American girl, and uh, she wanted me to quit mobster thing. So, I figured, why not? It was the worst assignment in Brooklyn. I will try to go straight. So, I quit, finally, I quit. I get a job as waiter in Brighton Beach. And she breaks up with me.
Kazimierz "Kaz" Malek: Why?
Marcin: She said she didn't want to go out with a waiter.
Kazimierz "Kaz" Malek: So what happened next?
Marcin: I shot her... She was my first film, actually; 16 millimeter. Those were the days.
Kazimierz "Kaz" Malek: Well, at least you got something out of the ...
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