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Sympathy for Delicious (2010)

R | | Drama | 30 April 2011 (Japan)
A newly paralyzed DJ gets more than he bargained for when he seeks out the world of faith healing.

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Ariel Lee
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The Stain
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Rene Faubacher
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Father Rohn
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Evangelist Carroll
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Prendell
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Rasha
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Hector
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Dean O'Dwyer, also known as ""Delicious D," is an up-and-coming DJ on the underground music scene in Los Angeles. When a motorcycle accident leaves Dean paralyzed, he abandons his turntables for a wheelchair as his once promising career disappears before his eyes. Forced to live out of his car on skid row, Dean begins his descent into depression when he meets Father Joe Roselli, a passionate young priest. Father Joe introduces Dean to the world of faith-healing, an unlikely way for him to begin his quest to walk again. He soon discovers that he possesses the otherworldly power to heal people, but in an odd twist of fate, he is utterly unable to heal himself. Despite Father Joe's warnings, Dean angrily decides to use his newfound gift for fame and fortune. He joins a rock band led by charismatic front man The Stain with bassist Ariel, and manager Nina Hogue. But his newfound notoriety is unable to cure the hurt that encompasses his life. To find true healing, Dean must ultimately ... Written by Official site

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Rated R for pervasive language, some drug content and nudity | See all certifications »

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Opening Weekend:

$9,448 (USA) (29 April 2011)

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$13,114 (USA) (6 May 2011)
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Father Rohn: I think you were bargaining for the healing, Dean, but that is not the same thing. I think you should say hello to God.
Dean O'Dwyer: Yeah, what if I'm pissed off at God. What if I think God's bullshit?
Father Rohn: I would say hello first, and then tell him he's bullshit and you're pissed off.
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References M*A*S*H (1972) See more »

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U.R.A. Fever
(2008)
Performed by The Kills
Written by Alison Mosshart (as Allison Mosshart) and Jamie Hince
Courtesy of Domino Recording Company Limited
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admirable work
1 May 2015 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

at first sigh, a religious movie. out of ordinaries rules of genre. in fact, precise portrait of society. a lot of problems in a honest manner presented. the homeless case, the artistic success, the healing industry, the faith, the miracle, the pain, the love's sense, the need of fame, the good intentions, the God will, each in a special way examined . a film who must see. as good occasion to discover pieces from another works about same problem. for the inspired script and for the good acting. for the questions. for the status of parable of film. for the image about every day reality. for the cold poetry of few scenes. for the silences. more than a good movie, it is an useful one.


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