The Wait (I) (2013)

R  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  10 March 2013 (USA)
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Two sisters decide to keep their deceased mother in their home after being informed that she will come back to life.



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Credited cast:
Ben's Dad
Sammy's Dad
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Psychic (voice)
Karen (as Lana Green)
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Trey Hansen ...
Karen Tolvstad ...
Sammy's Mom


An enigmatic phone call from a psychic, catapults a family into a state of suspended belief while waiting for their recently deceased mother to be resurrected. One sister believes the claim, and the other staunchly opposes it until she encounters a chance at love, giving her hope that anything, even resurrection, is possible. A discordant struggle between sisters plays out in a world where the virtual and real often converge. Written by monterey media inc

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Rated R for some sexual content, brief nudity, language and drug use


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"The Wait" does NOT represent Oregon: I spent the whole movie, well, waiting for a plot
17 March 2014 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

I knew nothing about "The Wait" when I started watching it. Since I knew that it stars Chloë Sevigny, I assumed that I might like it. Boy was I wrong! The movie has NO plot. It claims to be about some young women who keep their mother in the house after she dies, believing that her soul will stay home, but NOTHING happens in the movie. Once again, a movie filmed in Oregon proves to be a complete embarrassment for the Beaver State: "The Postman" and "Men of Honor" are other examples (I never saw either of those but heard that they were terrible). And then there's the musical that they didn't film in Oregon but it takes place in Oregon: "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers". That one has as much to do with Oregon as any Kardashian has to do with talent. When I reviewed in on IMDb, I took the time to mention "Django Unchained", just to trash "7Bf7B".

In conclusion, this is especially an embarrassment for Chloë Sevigny since she's appeared on "Portlandia", a realistic representation of the City of Roses. It's also an embarrassment for Michael O'Keefe (of "Caddyshack" fame). I don't know who M. Blash is, but he's going to have a make a REALLY good movie to make up for this.

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