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Love Comes to the Executioner (2006)

A young man is hired as the executioner at a prison where his brother sits on death row. Things get more surreal when he falls in love with his brother's ex-girlfriend -- who's imprisoned herself.

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After college graduation, Heck Prigusivac heads home to New Pristina, Montana, to get a few things before driving to Seattle to teach Latin. His mother's alcoholism (she needs care Heck can't afford) and his gene pool get in the way: Heck's father was executed for murder, his brother Chick is on death row at the local penitentiary, and Heck's rare personality profile suggest he'd make an excellent executioner. He reluctantly takes the job as prison "closer." There, his life-long sibling rivalry continues, and he's attracted to Dori Dumchovic, Chick's high school girlfriend and the only woman on death row. Will Heck have to put his lover and his own brother to death? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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When death is your job... Never love your work.

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Rated R for sexual content and language
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Characters' last names have been taken from Serbian language - Prigusivac means 'silencer', Bauk is 'boogyman', and Cetnik is a nickname for Serbian military during WW2 or paramilitary units during Yugoslav wars of the 1990s. However, these are never really used as surnames in Serbia or anywhere else. See more »

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Chick Prigusivac: You're a killer, I'm a killer. Hell even your unborn baby's a future killer of America.
Heck Prigusivac: You know what Chick, you have a real Sisyphus complex coming out your butt.
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American Pie
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Written by Don McLean
Performed by Jeremy Renner
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A wonderful, quirky comedy about death and love
8 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was surprised to see how low viewer ratings were for this fun, quirky film. The only way I can imagine someone not liking the movie would be if they have a hard time appreciating unconventional, bizarre, boundary breaking themes or they aren't in the mood for strange humor. It had the same tone as Clay Pigeons or similar films.I kept thinking, as I was watching the film, how well the director and actors were able to pull it off, given the subject matter, the weirdness of the dialog,events, and circumstances in the story. This is one of the most imaginative and intelligent stories I have seen in terms of a tongue in cheek depiction of philosophical and ethical quandaries. I am a fan of Jonathan Tucker and Christine Ebersole(more than ever after viewing this film). All the major roles were well played, the cinematography,excellent, and camera work, extremely clever.


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