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The Mortician (2011)

The mortician is a lone-wolf, emotionally cold and distant to the outside world and it's inhabitants. But then a boy shows up at his doorstep after witnessing his mother's murder and his world of solitude is turned upside down.
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The Mortician
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Carver
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Noah (as EJ Bonilla)
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Jenny
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Maria
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Clinger
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Ava
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Young Mortician
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Officier Laurel
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Officer Hardy (as Randall Reeder)
Idella Johnson ...
Mortician's Mother
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Benny (as Luis DaSilva)
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Millie
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A mortician's (Method Man) life is suddenly changed when a dead woman's body comes into his morgue jolting old memories from his past. As days go by he discovers a young boy hiding out in his morgue. When confronted the mortician learns that the boy is there to see his dead mother one last time while hiding from his father, who wants him dead. This triggers something inside the mortician and he is determined to help the boy escape from danger and is prepared to kill anyone who stands in the way. Written by Elizabeth Obermeier, Marketing Manager

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Rated R for some strong violence, disturbing images, pervasive language, brief sexuality and drug use | See all certifications »
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2 April 2013 (Netherlands)  »

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A kórboncnok  »

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One of the guys shooting up under the bridge is Kyrt Gates of the New Orleans post punk band "Love Her Killer." The other is Baton Rouge Artist Corey Nichols. See more »

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Ain't No Love In The Heart Of The City
Written by Michael Price and Dan Walsh
Performed by Dana Fuchs
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Decent enough downbeat story but not great
12 February 2012 | by (Edinburgh, Scotland, UK) – See all my reviews

A mortician's life is changed when one day the dead body of a young woman is brought to him; one whose body is decorated with an elaborate tattoo of Sandro Botticelli's Birth of Venus. This all connects together with a young street boy who continually tries to get access to the morgue, the mortician's assistant who harasses the boy and a local thug who seeks him.

This downbeat film utilises flashbacks to tell its story. It's well acted and has a decent atmosphere. However, I can't say it felt like anything special. The plot line didn't feel especially original and overall I can't say the film made much of an impact. It's a decent movie though, just not a great one.


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