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The Last Request (I) (2006)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  16 May 2006 (USA)
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Pop's last request is for his sons to continue the family name. When his brother dies trying, Jeff leaves the seminary and encounters crazy women and odd ball characters.

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The Lord moves in mysterious ways. Jeff has problems: his father is dying and wants either Jeff or Jeff's playboy brother Tom to sire a child before death's triumph; Jeff's mother constantly puts him down; he has strange dreams; and, he's a shy seminarian whose vocation is shaky. When it becomes impossible for Tom to fulfill dad's last request, Jeff leaves the seminary, gets a job as a drama coach at a home for aged actors, and sets about to please his father. He goes to bars to pick up women, seeks the help of an unconventional therapist, places an ad in the personals - and makes no progress. Meanwhile, he jokes around with a sweet co-worker named Cathy. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Last Request  »

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Jeff: [suddenly confronted with psychiatrist's next appointment] Angelo is a pretty good guy, huh?
Mr. Pitiful: Yeah, he put me on Prozac.
Jeff: Oh... great
Mr. Pitiful: Yeah, I feel pretty good about committing suicide now.
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Smart comedy and refreshingly original!
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I like this film because it had a heartwarming story combined with quirky characters, and lots of funny lines:) There are a lot of familiar actors in The Last Request: Danny Aiello, Tony LoBianco, Mario Cantone, TR Knight from Greys Anatomy, Nick Scotti and many more- Barbara Feldon (Get Smart) steals the screen as the mother- she is so funny! I see this director doing even bigger films down the road- hopefully soon! He's like a modern day Woody Allen combined with movie styles like Airplane etc...very out of the box...the popcorn birth scene was visually captivating- the whole film was shot very, very impressively. The scenes with the senior citizens were the funniest for me, and i heard that the old man singing at the piano is the directors father! He was so cute:) John Debellis, the writer/director, has been known for his past work on Saturday Night Live and The Tonight Show, but I'm very impressed with his first film. It's too bad this hasn't gone into the theaters- I would've loved to have seen it on a big screen. I just found out that Johny Depp auditioned for this movie before he was known! I have a screenwriter friend who saw The Last Request with me and will be reaching out to Debellis to direct his latest screenplay. Even without all the celebrity cast, this film works. It's good to see clean comedy is back in style- in this case, in truly unique form!


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