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Me Again -- Be careful what you pray for.

From the outside looking in, Rich Chaplin (David A.R. White) has everything that any Pastor and family man could ever want. In reality he has lost sight of everything that matters the most, including his family. When he wishes for a life other than his own, he suddenly finds himself trapped within the lives of everyone his apathy has affected.

This unforgettable journey brings Rich to view life through the eyes of a diverse cast of characters including an elderly woman (Della Reese), a top fashion model (Logan White), his own wife (Ali Landry) and even a goldfish! It might even take an encounter with a strangely familiar angel, (Bruce McGill) to help him realize that he is wasting his chance to love and impact the most important people in his life. Join Rich as he finds himself on a wild and hilarious ride that will change his life forever."


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Directed by
David A.R. White 
Jeffrey Peterson (co-director) (as Jeff Peterson)
Writing credits
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Produced by
Yousef Abu-Taleb .... line producer
Bradley Dorsey .... associate producer
Elizabeth Hatcher-Travis .... producer (as Elizabeth Travis)
Jeffrey Peterson .... executive producer (as Jeff Peterson)
Michael Scott .... producer
David A.R. White .... producer
Logan White .... producer
Russell Wolfe .... producer
Anna Zielinski .... producer
Original Music by
Will Musser 
Cinematography by
Gabriel Sabloff 
Film Editing by
Gabriel Sabloff 
Casting by
Billy DaMota 
Production Design by
Peter Dang 
Art Direction by
Jean Kimber 
Costume Design by
Cami Nemanich 
Makeup Department
Catherine Alfonso .... key makeup artist
Haylee McFarland .... assistant makeup artist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Danielle de Arakal .... second assistant director (as Danielle J. Clark)
Danielle Jacobs .... first assistant director
Pamela Matew .... second second assistant director
Art Department
Grady Daub .... property master
Miriam Gilbert .... art department production assistant
Christopher Ippolito .... key scenic artist
Brandly Osorto .... on-set dresser
Sound Department
Greg Miller .... sound designer
Greg Miller .... sound re-recording mixer
Michael Mori .... sound mixer
Visual Effects by
Lumen Actus .... visual effects
Camera and Electrical Department
Bradley Dorsey .... second assistant camera
Joe Yancey .... grip
Casting Department
Dea Vise .... casting associate
Other crew
Eric Weiler .... production coordinator
Michael Valentino .... special thanks

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The name of the character portrayed by Bruce McGill, Big Earl, is actually an anagram for the archangel Gabriel. This also explains why the character plays a harmonica.See more »
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15 out of 23 people found the following review useful.
Learning to Cherish the Things You Have, 22 May 2012
Author: Troye Dchgl from Hong Kong

True, it is a story about a man learning a profound lesson through a trek of uncommon experiences. True, these experiences are somewhat supernatural and explained in the miracle-from-God cheesy style. And true, such experiences are by no means innovative and can be considered a fairy-tale enchantment. Still, it is a little gem that illuminates in a miniature yet successful way, thanks to its essential message, its gradual and managed delivery and its surprisingly good transition from what feels like misplaced pieces of chaos to a complete conclusion with an apt reflection.

The start of the film is the end of the film, though nothing is revealed (nothing but the message that it is going to be a family film classified within the usual formula and that it will end happily). The lessons learned and the process are indeed experienced through watching the story that fills the gap. Rich starts as a disoriented mid-aged man who has lost his purpose in life and prays in the hopes of being someone else, anyone other than himself, and for your convenience, indeed, what he gets is what he wishes for. The twist is that it happens uncontrollably. Rich begins to be able to control different individual, some seemingly being predetermined, while others feel completely random. Through stepping into others' shoes and viewing with different eyes, Rich slowly learns and grasps the meaning in life, along with other significant messages about family and love, and his marriage most noticeably. He decidedly turns his disadvantage into determination and strives for a new life and a place back to his family whom he misses. As the transitions between different living beings increase and the randomness seems to set in, a sense of unconstrained chaos arises, causing the film to be slightly off its track, but it is ultimately satisfying to see a nice conclusion and relation and at least some degree of relevance in the things and ideas involved.

The performances are mediocre but in no way hinder the development of the plot line and the display of message. The closure has the ability to strengthen the film and reinforce ideas, and conclude in a satisfying style and in a proper tone. All in all, the story is organized well and everything has the closure it deserves. Amid the silliness there are quite a few heartfelt and hilarious moments that adds a foundation of sentiments to this well-developed indie production.

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