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I Sell the Dead (2008)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Horror | 16 January 2009 (USA)
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A grave robber reflects on his life of crime.

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Fanny Briers
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Young Arthur
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Old Man
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Valentine Kelly
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Storyline

18th century justice catches up with a pair of grave robbers. With only a few hours to go before his date with the guillotine, Arthur Blake tells his life story to Father Francis Duffy. Before long, Arthur spills the beans on how he got started in the grim corpse peddling business with seasoned ghoul Willie Grimes. Written by Anonymous

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Never Trust A Corpse

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Comedy | Horror

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16 January 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Eu Vendo os Mortos  »

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Budget:

$750,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,529 (USA) (7 August 2009)

Gross:

$7,066 (USA) (14 August 2009)
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(Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The role of Fanny Briers was specifically written for Brenda Cooney to play. See more »

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Supposedly set in the 18th century, Fanny pulls out a modern-day pocket knife. See more »

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Arthur Blake: You be careful of dreams, Fanny. They'll lead you down a garden path and into a ditch before you know it. The Fortune of War Pub? Filled with people who followed their dreams. Look what they got to.
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Waxies Dargle
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Vocals: Joe Hurley
Backing Vocals: Glenn McQuaid
Additional Vocals: John Vernon, Aidan Redmond, Alisdair Stewart
Guitar: Brendan O'Shea
Fiddle: Tom Chiu
Arranger: Jeff Grace
Recorded and Mixed by John Moros
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Blake and Grimes
30 December 2010 | by See all my reviews

The story has been told in other movies too. But the way it is handled here (with the humor) seems far superior to other movies (even a recent one, made by Landis). The story is more or less told in a reverse way, which makes you wonder a few things (or maybe you will guess where it is heading quite early on).

The acting is really great and even the small role by Mr. Pearlman is just great. You couldn't imagine anyone else playing that role. He really is on par with Dominic M., who just is great in this one. There is life after "LotR" and "Lost" after all. And he is one of the guys who can say he made the most of it (not to mention his engagement with the wonderful Evangeline Lilly)!


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