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Gangster and deadbeat dad, Ulysses Pick, embarks on an unusual journey through his home.

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Ulysses Pick
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Hyacinth
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Dr. Lemke
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Calypso / Camille
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Denny
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Brooke Palson's body double / Gun Moll
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Manners (as David Wontner)
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Ogilbe
Daniel Enright ...
Big Ed
Theodoros Zegeye-Gebrehiwot ...
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Denton
Olivia Rameau ...
Rochelle
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Belview
Jorge Requena Ramos ...
Frosty (as Jorge Requena)
Mike Bell ...
Milo
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In a house haunted with memories, gangster and father Ulysses Pick (Jason Patric) arrives home after a long absence tow­ing the body of a teenaged girl and a bound and gagged young man. His gang waits inside his house, having shot their way past police. There is friction in the ranks. Ulysses, however, is focused on one thing: journey­ing through the house, room by room, and reaching his wife Hyacinth (Isabella Rossellini) in her bedroom upstairs. His odyssey eventually becomes an emotional tour, as the strange nooks and crannies of the house reveal more about the mysterious Pick family. Written by Distributor

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"I'm only a ghost...but a ghost isn't nothing".

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Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for graphic nudity, sexuality, violent content and some language | See all certifications »
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22 February 2012 (France)  »

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Dziurka od klucza  »

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$3,884 (USA) (13 April 2012)

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$22,099 (USA) (15 June 2012)
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Ulysses quotes the first line of this verse from one of Emily Brontë's Gondal poems:

"By dismal rites they win their bliss By penance, fasts, and fears - I have one rite - a gentle kiss One penance - tender tears." See more »

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Ulysses Pick: By dismal rites we win our bliss.
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Features Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956) See more »

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Nomen Oblitum (The Forgotten Name)
Composed by Jason Staczek
Performed by Jason Staczek, Martin Kuuskmann, Ela Lamblin and Elizabeth Ripley
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Self indulgent tripe...
8 March 2013 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I love unusual films, B&W films, cryptic films, film noir, gangster films, David Lynch films, and while this tries to be most of the aforementioned rolled into one, it is just bad beyond words. Swinging lights and cameras, bizarre cutaways, pseudo-meaningful narration.. Mix in a big name or two for 'star power'. Full of sound and fury and signifying nothing. I can't believe this film was commissioned.

Dialogue that you wouldn't even find in a cheap b-movie. Ghosts. Rattling chains. Gangsters. Dream sequence logic but not really ever engaging in any meaningful way. And I normally love movies like this! I like movies you have to work at to understand, this one makes me not want to even bother.

Just atrocious. Made want to stop watching movies, period. I have to wait a while and put on some real movies to get the bad taste of this one out of my system. Really... that bad. I considered two stars then I watched a little more and I wished I could give a zero.


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