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A funeral parlor employee looks to unravel a 10-year-old mystery.

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Dylan
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Natalie
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Steve
Brian Lynner ...
Decko
Kim Grimaldi ...
Liz
James Serpento ...
Detective Milano
Jack Mishler ...
Mr. Brennan
Justin Marxen ...
Jack
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David
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Tracy
Britt Slater ...
Megan (as Brittany Slater)
Paul Nycz ...
The Tattooed Man
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Mad Terrence
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Camilla
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Dylan, a young man working at a funeral parlor, is trying to unravel a mystery that shattered his life ten years earlier. After faking his own funeral to see who will show up, he befriends a mysterious street junkie and is reunited with an old love from his past. The lives of these three characters are transformed by supernatural forces as Dylan discovers that no one is who they seem to be. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for language, drug content and brief sexuality | See all certifications »
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3 December 2010 (USA)  »

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$3,500,000 (estimated)
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Dylan: [prepping for his fake death] What if someone wants to touch my hands? I'll be warm.
Decko: The fuck's sake, Dylan, it isn't a petting zoo!
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7 August 2011 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

The only thing I can say about this: random. The story is pretty random and the execution is pretty poor. The story skips and jumps around like a rubber ball and there is no consistency in the characters. The acting is so awful that the makers had to resort to in-your-face scoring to push the viewer into the mood they couldn't achieve through good story telling. Nothing adds up in the end and you're left with a feeling that neither writer nor director have have any idea about how to make a compelling movie.

But what really ruined the movie for me were the two Irish characters. Brian Lynner as Decko was just as untalented as a B-class actor can get and his Irish accent was a completely annoying farce. Mixing Scottish and a few local Irish accents just made me want to turn off the sound every time that guy opened his mouth. Who ever casted him should hang their heads in shame. Same goes for the character of his wife, whose name I am too lazy to look up.

Do yourself a favor and skip this one. This movie is boring, unimaginative and annoying.


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