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The Last Rites of Joe May (2011)

 |  Drama  |  October 2011 (USA)
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THE LAST RITES OF JOE MAY chronicles the last days in the life of Joe May, an aging, short money hustler who always believed that a glorious destiny awaited him around every corner. Now in ... See full summary »

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Billy Tidrow
Rich Komenich ...
Seymour
Craig Bailey ...
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THE LAST RITES OF JOE MAY chronicles the last days in the life of Joe May, an aging, short money hustler who always believed that a glorious destiny awaited him around every corner. Now in his sixties, his health failing and resources dwindling, Joe is presented with one last shot at greatness... Written by Anonymous

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Never go down without a fight.

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Joe gets a shave at a barbershop, and then gets a ride to another part of the city to see Lenny. While he's talking with Lenny, we see that Joe needs a shave. See more »

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Niun mi tema
from "Otello"
Written by Giuseppe Verdi
Performed by Leo Slezak
Copyright: (c) 1999 Symposium Records
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I can't remember a better film.
28 September 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

From the title and opening scene I was so engaged to see what lay ahead for the main character, Joe May. I also felt several strong and differing emotions and was reminded that this is how film (/art) should make you feel.

Every component that made up this film; acting, soundtrack, setting, cast, etc, seemed to merge together perfectly to make it "real". So real that at least a portion of the characters reminded me of people I've known. In addition, one or two themes really struck home and have me thinking about life a little differently today. I expect everyone will relate/connect to certain aspects of this DON'T MISS film.


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